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Entergy New Orleans' Green Power Option Receives Green-e® Energy Certification
06/23/2021

The Green Power Option gives residential and business customers in New Orleans the power to match some or all of their electricity usage with clean, renewable energy generated in Louisiana.

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Virtually emission-free nuclear power remains Entergy Arkansas' largest source of power, by far.
Virtually emission-free nuclear power remains Entergy Arkansas' largest source of power, by far.
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Entergy Arkansas Seeks More Proposals for Green Power
06/11/2021

Entergy Arkansas posted an intent recently to issue a request for proposals for up to 500 megawatts of solar and wind capacity to add to its electricity generating portfolio by 2026.

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Like Searcy Solar, shown here, West Memphis Solar will produce utility-scale electricity from sunshine..
Like Searcy Solar, shown here, West Memphis Solar will produce utility-scale electricity from sunshine..
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Proposed West Memphis Facility to be Company's Largest Solar Project, So Far
06/11/2021

As part of its commitment to provide more renewable resources, Entergy Arkansas plans to add a large-scale solar farm of 180 megawatts on 1,600 acres near West Memphis in 2023.

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Panel by photovoltaic panel, Searcy Solar is coming together.
Panel by photovoltaic panel, Searcy Solar is coming together.
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Searcy Solar Set to Begin Turning Sunshine into Electricity in December
06/11/2021

Construction of the Searcy Solar power generating plant is about halfway complete. When the facility goes online by the end of this year, it will have a capacity of 100 megawatts of emission-free power.

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Carpenter Dam has been generating electricity for Entergy Arkansas customers since 1931.
Carpenter Dam has been generating electricity for Entergy Arkansas customers since 1931.
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From Sawdust to Sunshine: A Brief History of Entergy Arkansas Power Generation
06/11/2021

Arkansas Power and Light founder Harvey Couch made a deal in 1913 to purchase sawdust – the company’s first fuel source – to burn and power a steam-powered turbine and send power through a 20-mile transmission line to customers in Malvern and Arkadelphia.

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We're Fighting Climate Change so Our Communities Have a Bright Future
06/09/2021

Entergy is actively working toward a clean energy future for everyone.

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Panel by panel, Searcy Solar is preparing to bask in the sunshine.
Panel by panel, Searcy Solar is preparing to bask in the sunshine.
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Searcy Solar Set to Begin Turning Sunshine into Electricity in December
05/12/2021

Construction of the Searcy Solar power generating plant is about 42% complete. When the facility goes online by the end of this year, 100 megawatts of emission-free power will begin flowing from the plant’s more than 350,000 solar panels onto the Entergy Arkansas electric grid.

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The sunlight that fuels cotton, corn and soybean growth in the Mississippi Delta will soon fuel a 100-megawatt solar energy farm.
The sunlight that fuels cotton, corn and soybean growth in the Mississippi Delta will soon fuel a 100-megawatt solar energy farm.
News > Grid Modernization
Recurrent Energy Breaks Ground on 100 MW Sunflower Solar Project
04/22/2021

Largest solar project in Mississippi to create hundreds of local jobs and bring clean power to Entergy Mississippi customers

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CUSTOMERS WHO SUBSCRIBE TO SOLAR PROGRAM TO SAVE $60M
CUSTOMERS WHO SUBSCRIBE TO SOLAR PROGRAM TO SAVE $60M
News > Communities, Growth, Environment
Entergy Arkansas Customers to Save $60M with Solar Option
01/21/2021

Entergy Arkansas customers who became part of the Solar Energy Purchase Option - Option B in the fall of 2020 have already begun to reap savings from the clean, renewable energy generated at the Stuttgart Solar Energy Center.

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Chicot Solar, a 100-megawatt facility near Lake Village, began operations Sept. 30
Chicot Solar, a 100-megawatt facility near Lake Village, began operations Sept. 30
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Energy Savings: Entergy Solar Creates Green Power Sources
11/16/2020

Entergy Arkansas is committed to ensuring our customers receive a wide array of options to power their lives. With affordability and the environment in mind, solar is becoming a larger part of our diversified mix of power sources.

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