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Entergy offers variety of bill management and bill assistance options for winter season


Cold temperatures can increase power usage and bills

Little Rock, Ark. – Last month, a significant intrusion of arctic air led to a 3-day period of below freezing temperatures and winter precipitation throughout the state. Many residents turned up their heaters to take the chill out of the air. Producing heat requires a lot of electricity, which can drive up your energy usage and bills.

You don’t have to compromise comfort to keep your winter energy bills down. We recently shared free or low-cost energy efficiency tips that can go a long way in conserving energy and saving money during the winter season. If you do receive a higher-than-expected winter energy bill, we have additional resources to help.

Resources for customers in need

For customers experiencing financial hardship, we offer a variety of bill assistance options, including:

  • Deferred payment: Talk with us about your situation and we may be able to make deferred payment arrangements. Request a deferred payment arrangement through myEntergy or by calling 1-800-ENTERGY (1-800-368-3749) and following our automated response system menu.
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program: Funded through the federal government, LIHEAP helps low-income households meet their home energy costs by making payments on the customers’ behalf directly to energy suppliers. Visit to learn how to apply for assistance.
  • Payment extension: Qualifying customers who need a few extra days to pay their bill can request an extension through myEntergy or by calling 1-800-ENTERGY (1-800-368-3749) and following our automated response system menu.
  • The Power to Care: Through a network of nonprofit agencies, The Power to Care helps pay utility bills of those facing extreme temperatures with no way to stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Learn more at

Customers who are behind on bill payments should contact Entergy through myEntergy or by phone at 1-800 ENTERGY (1-800-368-3749) to make payment arrangements and prevent disconnection. The Entergy app is also available to download for Android and iPhone operating systems at and can be used for your convenience to pay bills, monitor your usage and more.

Bill management resources

Choose when, where and how you pay with our bill management resources, including:

  • AutoPay: Avoid late fees, writing checks and paying for postage by having your bills automatically deducted from your bank account. Learn more at
  • Level billing: We average bills over a rolling 12-month period, so you have a more consistent bill each month of the year. Enroll at
  • MyAdvisor: Receive an estimate of what projected energy usage costs could be by the end of the billing cycle. Learn more at
  • PaperFREE: Get your bill delivered directly to your email as soon as it posts. Learn more at
  • Pick-A-Date: Choose what day of the month you get billed to line up with your budget and cash flow. Learn more at
  • Understanding my bill: We’ve designed the Entergy bill to help make it easier to understand. Learn more at

About Entergy Arkansas

Entergy Arkansas, LLC provides electricity to approximately 730,000 customers in 63 counties. Entergy Arkansas is a subsidiary of Entergy Corporation, a Fortune 500 electric company. Entergy powers life for 3 million customers through our operating companies in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. We’re investing in the reliability and resilience of the energy system while helping our region transition to cleaner, more efficient energy solutions. With roots in our communities for more than 100 years, Entergy is a nationally recognized leader in sustainability and corporate citizenship. Since 2018, we have delivered more than $100 million in economic benefits each year to local communities through philanthropy, volunteerism and advocacy. Entergy is headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, and has approximately 12,000 employees. For the latest news from Entergy Arkansas, visit the Newsroom and connect with @EntergyArk on social media.