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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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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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News > Growth, Energy Efficiency, Environment
Capital Region Solar Facility Serving Entergy Louisiana Customers
10/21/2020

Entergy Louisiana customers are now receiving power from the largest solar facility in the state.

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CHICOT SOLAR BEGAN OPERATION SEPT. 30, BOASTS 350,000 SOLAR PANELS, 100MW PEAK CAPACITY
CHICOT SOLAR BEGAN OPERATION SEPT. 30, BOASTS 350,000 SOLAR PANELS, 100MW PEAK CAPACITY
News > Grid Modernization, Growth, Environment
Second Entergy Arkansas Solar Project Begins Operation
10/08/2020

The Chicot Solar Energy Center began operation Sept. 30. The facility has a peak capacity of 100 megawatts of energy powered by the sun, enough to power 18,000 Entergy Arkansas customers’ homes.

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STUTTGART SOLAR ENTERGY PANELS CAN PRODUCE 81 MEGAWATTS OF POWER
STUTTGART SOLAR ENTERGY PANELS CAN PRODUCE 81 MEGAWATTS OF POWER
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Solar Energy Purchase Option B Approved for Tax-exempt Entities
10/07/2020

The future is brighter for 61 Entergy Arkansas tax-exempt customers who will soon reap the benefits of emissions-free solar power without the burden of buying, contracting, installing or maintaining solar panels on their properties.

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SEPO OPTION B WILL SAVE CUSTOMERS AN ESTIMATED $60M OVER TIME
SEPO OPTION B WILL SAVE CUSTOMERS AN ESTIMATED $60M OVER TIME
News > Communities, Customers, Energy Efficiency, Environment
Entergy Arkansas Customers to Save $60M with Stuttgart Solar Power
10/05/2020

Entergy Arkansas estimates the 61 customers across the state subscribed to the company’s Solar Energy Purchase Option - Option B will save $60 million over the next 18.5 years by purchasing power generated at the Stuttgart Solar Energy Center.

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Entergy New Orleans Completes Louisiana’s Largest Commercial Rooftop Solar Project
09/29/2020

The 2.4 MW solar project is located on TCI’s warehouses near the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal in New Orleans.

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