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PSC's Matthew Klucher to Join Entergy in Big Easy

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/30/2018 12:00 am

Instead of joining Entergy Arkansas, an electric utility he helped regulate as the PSC’s director of rate and demand resources, Matthew Klucher has gone to work for one of its parent company’s subsidiaries, Entergy Services Corp. of New Orleans.

Meeks Keeps Solar Position as PSC Staffers Switch Gears

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/23/2018 12:00 am

Rep. Stephen Meeks of Greenbrier says a $250 donation or two could never sway his thinking on solar power or any other issue.

Scott Durham New Board Chairman for St. Bernards Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Scott Durham, senior vice president and branch manager for Wells Fargo Advisors in Jonesboro, is the new chairman of the board of directors of the St. Bernards Foundation

PSC Acts Quickly, Pushing Utilities to Pass On Tax Savings

by Kyle Massey 1/12/2018 3:12 pm

The Arkansas Public Service Commission, acting on Gov. Asa Hutchinson's request, begins proceedings to determine how the utilities might pass tax savings to ratepayers.

Crucial Hearing in Solar Debate Is Thursday

by Kyle Massey 11/29/2017 11:54 am

After nearly a year and a half of debate on the value of rooftop solar power generated at homes and businesses in Arkansas, a day of reckoning is at hand.

Entergy Promotes Considine to Customer Service Post

by Kyle Massey 11/16/2017 10:07 am

Michael Considine of Entergy Arkansas is taking over as director of customer service for the investor-owned electric utility's central region in Little Rock.

PSC to Rule on Utility Rates in Solar Energy Showdown

by Kyle Massey 10/23/2017 12:00 am

A yearlong debate over the value of self-generated electricity in Arkansas is boiling down to a duel in the sun.

PSC Chairman Criticizes Plan to Prop Up Coal

by Kyle Massey 10/11/2017 10:10 am

The state’s top utility regulator expressed deep doubts Tuesday about Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s proposed rule to fortify the national electric grid’s “resilience” by providing cost recovery for coal and nuclear power plants.

Entergy Arkansas' Mike Maulden to Retire

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/6/2017 10:57 am

Mike Maulden, director of business and economic development for Entergy Arkansas, will retire at the end of January after 34 years with the company.

Entergy, AECC, SWEPCO Send Crews to Hurricane Zone

by Kyle Massey 9/11/2017 11:33 am

When Hurricane Irma ripped into Florida on Sunday, cutting off electric power to more than 6 million homes and businesses, Rob Roedel was rallying a rescue party, but he also found himself thinking about an ice storm.

With Harvey, Utility Companies More Than Just Light Relief

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Mark Cayce knows firsthand what hurricanes can do to coastal Texas, so the CEO of Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corp., was glad to have a houseful of guests in south Arkansas when Harvey made its arrival Aug. 25.

Solar Power On the Rise in Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 9/26/2016 12:00 am

There’s nothing new under the sun? A quick glance around Arkansas, where solar power projects are popping up all over, shows just the opposite.

SPONSORED: 4 Reasons Why Big River Steel Chose Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2016 12:00 am

An interview with Mark Bula, CCO of Big River Steel, who shares the essential reasons Big River Steel came to Arkansas.

Businesses in Arkansas Confront Shooter Scenario

by Kyle Massey 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Many Arkansas businesses and institutions now have reaction plans for mass shootings, and some training goes beyond the federal government’s basic run-and-hide recommendations.

Melanie Taylor Promoted to Director of Customer Service at Entergy Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/7/2016 1:57 pm

Arkansas native and 18-year Entergy veteran Melanie Taylor has been hired as the new director of customer service for the central region in Little Rock, Entergy Arkansas Inc. announced Thursday.

Sierra Club Asks Entergy to Shut Down White Bluff, Independence Plants

by Alexis Crowe 2/24/2016 10:18 am

The Sierra Club on Tuesday released the “2016 Arkansas Clean Air Solution,” a plan to clean up air pollution from coal plants owned by Entergy Arkansas that outlines a solution to meet federal clean-air safeguards under the Regional Haze Rule.

Big River Steel Mill Rises in Northeast Arkansas

by Jan Cottingham 11/16/2015 12:00 am

The construction of the Big River Steel mill is a project defined by superlatives: at $1.3 billion, the biggest economic development project in Arkansas history; at $700 million, the biggest construction project in the state; one of the most technologically advanced, etc.

Utilities' Programs Offer Businesses Incentives for Saving Energy

by Jan Cottingham 11/2/2015 12:00 am

Energy is money, and businesses in Arkansas are saving both by taking advantage of energy-efficiency programs sponsored by the state’s electric and gas utility companies.

Entergy Rolls With Industry Changes in Coal, Gas, Solar

by Marty Cook 11/2/2015 12:00 am

In the past six years, Entergy Arkansas has made acquisitions that are part and parcel of a $2.4 billion investment in improvements in generation, distribution and transmission projects through 2017.

Leslie Rutledge Engages EPA in Legal Battles

by Mark Friedman 11/2/2015 12:00 am

State Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced last week that Arkansas would join a multistate lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule on ozone, the sixth legal battle she has entered with the federal agency since taking office in January.