Taking a major step toward providing additional efficient, clean energy resources for new and existing customers and modernizing the company’s power generation fleet, Entergy Corporation announced that its subsidiaries, Entergy Arkansas, Inc., Entergy Louisiana, LLC, and Entergy New Orleans, Inc., closed their purchase of the 1,980-megawatt (summer rating) Union Power Station located near El Dorado, Arkansas. The purchase was closed on Thursday.
Together with other parties, Entergy Texas, Inc. filed a motion today with the Public Utility Commission of Texas to dismiss the company's application requesting a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity for one of the four 495 MW generating units at the Union Power Station near El Dorado, Arkansas.
Economic development and electrical system modernization are the hallmarks of Entergy Arkansas' blueprint to enhance reliability and provide the power to grow business in the state.
In a move that will help meet the future energy needs of a growing region, Entergy Corporation announced today that its subsidiaries, Entergy Arkansas, Inc., Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, L.L.C. and Entergy Texas, Inc. have signed an agreement to acquire the Union Power Station near El Dorado, Arkansas.
Entergy Gulf States Louisiana Agrees to Buy New Generation to Meet Future Load Growth
In a move that will help meet the energy needs of southeast Texas while keeping costs to customers down, Entergy Texas, Inc. today announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase a portion of the Union Power Station near El Dorado, Arkansas.
Arkansas Investment in Efficient Modern Unit Will Help Meet Energy Needs