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Entergy, Otter Creek Land Sales Total $1.2M

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2018 12:05 pm

Entergy Arkansas and BSR Trust LLC buy land in Pulaski County and Little Rock.

Entergy Property Generates $3.1M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Utility land in west Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.1 million. Entergy Arkansas Inc. bought its 10.08-acre location at 12209 W. Markham St. from Newkirk Lirock Ltd. of New York.

Plains & Eastern Clean Line Appears Doomed In Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 1/29/2018 12:00 am

After putting nearly nine years and more than $100 million of investors’ money into a $2.5 billion power transmission project across Oklahoma and Arkansas, the electric dream of Michael Skelly has shorted out.

FERC Ruling Against Propping Up Coal Plants Draws Praise

by Kyle Massey 1/9/2018 2:32 pm

The FERC's decision to reject a plan to subsidize coal and nuclear power plants in a competitive national power market drew general approval from Arkansas energy stakeholders.

Cabot Strip Center Sells for $3.2M

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2018 12:00 am

Retail space in Lonoke County, commercial land in Saline County and utility land, an office-warehouse, an early learning center and a residence in Little Rock form this week’s six-pack of million-dollar real estate transactions.

With Sparks of Ingenuity, Democrat-Gazette Emerges From Dark

by Kyle Massey 1/3/2018 2:03 pm

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, like much of the core of downtown Little Rock on Tuesday night, was left in the dark amid a power outage. But most subscribers received their newspapers on time.

AEDC's Danny Games to Return to Entergy Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2017 9:49 am

Entergy Arkansas Inc. hires Danny Games as director of business and economic development, replacing Mike Maulden, who is retiring in January.

Entergy Arkansas VPs Take on New Roles

by Kyle Massey 12/19/2017 9:26 am

Entergy Arkansas has shifted some roles on its management team, moving Laura Landreaux from vice president of regulatory affairs to finance director, and elevating Tom Kennedy to Landreaux's old post.

PSC Solar Hearing Has 'Mic-Drop Moment'

by Kyle Massey 12/1/2017 8:46 am

After the state attorney general's office made a case Thursday to allow Arkansas utilities to essentially pay less for electricity generated by customers with solar power systems, citing language in a 2015 law, the law's sponsor begged to differ.

Entergy's Mike Maulden Sets Retirement Date (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Maulden joined Entergy in 1984 as an industrial engineer and held several positions before taking charge of the economic development initiative Teamwork Arkansas in 1996.

After Stuttgart, Entergy Plans Even Bigger Solar Project Near Lake Village

by Kyle Massey 10/30/2017 9:14 am

Entergy Arkansas, which just completed the state's largest solar energy project near Stuttgart in partnership with NextEra Energy Solutions of Florida, now hopes to top itself with an even bigger solar facility in Chicot County.

Competing Net Metering Proposals Filed With PSC

by Kyle Massey 9/19/2017 11:46 am

Two subgroups of a panel formed to make recommendations on the future of solar energy development in Arkansas have presented competing proposals to the state PSC, which has been studying net metering.

Entergy Honored for Driving Economic Development

by Kyle Massey 9/19/2017 9:26 am

Entergy Corp., the parent company of the state's largest investor-owned electric utility, Entergy Arkansas, has been recognized as a powerful force in economic development by Site Selection magazine.

Entergy Arkansas Names VP of Customer Service

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2017 8:52 am

Entergy Arkansas Inc. on Thursday named Melanie Taylor its new vice president of customer service. She had been serving in that role in an interim capacity since June.

Stuttgart's Stratton Seed Gets PSC Approval for 1MW Solar Array

by Kyle Massey 7/13/2017 10:33 am

Stratton Seed Co. of Stuttgart plans to build a 1-megawatt solar array capable of supplying power to all 11 of its facilities in Arkansas and Lonoke counties.

Paris Accord Pullout May Have Muted Effect in Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 6/2/2017 11:47 am

President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord drew support and criticism from predictable quarters. But the bottom line for Arkansas businesses may be that the decision changes little here.

Big and Small Solar Projects in Arkansas Follow the Sun

by Kyle Massey 5/15/2017 12:00 am

These are promising times for solar projects big and small, industry leaders say, even as the new administration in Washington focuses on reviving fossil fuels.

Construction Begins on State's Largest Solar Array

by Kyle Massey 5/9/2017 3:18 pm

To the muted sound of shovels in the Arkansas County soil and then the much louder strains of the Beatles' "Good Day Sunshine" from loudspeakers, the state ushered in a new era of utility-scale solar power.

Quality Pre-K Important for Workforce, Military (Hugh McDonald and Maj. Gen. William D. Wofford Commentary)

by Hugh McDonald and Maj. Gen. William D. Wofford 2/13/2017 12:00 am

As the former president and CEO of Entergy Arkansas and as the former adjutant general of the Arkansas National Guard, we know from personal experience that one of the keys to success in business and in the military is the ability to look over the horizon and anticipate future challenges and opportunities.

Entergy’s Latest Tech Effort: $215M in Smart Meters

by Kyle Massey 2/6/2017 12:00 am

Entergy Arkansas is the latest utility in the state to embrace smart-grid technology, committing $215 million to install smart meters and corresponding equipment for its 727,000 customers by 2021.