As I sit here on the couch with my laptop and drink a cold soda, the TV humming in the background and my ceiling fan cooling my sweaty self after hanging holiday lights, I am keenly aware of all the electricity I’m using.
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.
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.
While sunshine is a somewhat boundless source, it has its limitations. There’s still energy needed around the clock, day or night.
Entergy Arkansas was green long before green was a thing.
Entergy Arkansas customers in and near Riverbend Park in Hardy will soon experience improvements in the quality and reliability of their electric service.
Entergy Corporation and the Entergy Charitable Foundation have helped power stronger, healthier communities in 2020 by contributing $847,682 to 168 nonprofit organizations in Arkansas during the first half of the year.
Amazon is building a massive fulfillment center at the Port of Little Rock that will open in in 2021 and employ more than 1,000 people.
Electricity has become so ingrained in our daily lives, we hardly think about it – unless the power is out. Not only do we take for granted the convenience of working lights and appliances at home, but also that our office equipment, cell phones, and other wireless devices we rely on are energized and can be charged when we need them. When they are not, it can bring our normal lives to an abrupt halt.
As part of its ongoing efforts to help customers with the greatest need, Entergy Arkansas announced Wednesday a $50,000 donation to the Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association, which manages the federally funded Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program from 14 locations across the state that covers 74 counties. The dollars will be used to purchase personal protection equipment, plexiglass or other contact barriers, office equipment and other supplies that will expedite processing for customers, who are anticipated by Entergy Arkansas to qualify and participate at greater numbers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.