Residents in El Dorado may have noticed trucks and crews around town working on a significant equipment upgrade. Workers are scheduled to rebuild transmission lines through the middle of November. There will be more work in substations from December through February, although not as visible to customers.
Twenty nonprofit organizations in communities served by Entergy Arkansas, Inc., were among the beneficiaries of more than $142,000 awarded through the Entergy Charitable Foundation first round of grants for 2018. Requests for funding through the Entergy Charitable Foundation are reviewed twice annually. The foundation has a special focus on low-income initiatives as well as educational and literacy programs.
Outages identified more accurately. Faster outage restoration response times. Billing and service questions answered more efficiently. Potential energy saving tools for customers. These are all benefits of Entergy Arkansas’ vision for a smarter energy future, through the company’s deployment of advanced metering.
Company continues to monitor, evaluate
Entergy Arkansas, Inc. will discontinue its efforts to identify potential routes for the Happy Valley Transmission Project, a project that was designed to provide continued reliable electric service in the west and central regions of Entergy Arkansas’ energy network.
Energy efficiency incentives from Entergy Arkansas are helping Arkansas State University-Beebe’s campuses save money by reducing the amount of electricity required for operation.
Rick Riley, president and chief executive officer of Entergy Arkansas Inc., will be named senior vice president of distribution operations and asset management. Laura Landreaux will replace Riley as president and chief executive officer of Entergy Arkansas.
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The residents of Little Rock, Bryant, Benton, Hot Springs, Fountain Lake, Lonsdale, and Malvern, and other surrounding communities and areas of Pulaski, Saline, Garland, and Hot Spring Counties, are invited to discuss the construction of a 500 kV Substation and transmission line project proposed by Entergy Arkansas, Inc.
Entergy Arkansas is proud to be recognized by the Department of Labor for the apprenticeship program offered to craft employees. All line workers with Entergy Arkansas go through a comprehensive four-year apprentice program that has been developed in partnership with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
The APSC will conduct a public hearing on or before November 13, 2018.
Entergy Arkansas filed notice today with APSC that it will file its FRP Application and Evaluation Report by July 6, 2018.