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Entergy Makes Offer of Synergy to Solar Proponents

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 12:00 am

As the Arkansas Public Service Commission wrangles over rules for putting home-generated electricity onto the grid, the biggest news for Pulaski County may be that it could find a path to net metering despite Entergy’s opposition to its legal arguments.

Private Solar’s Future in Arkansas Hinges on PSC Review

by Kyle Massey 10/17/2016 12:00 am

Decisions by the Arkansas Public Service Commission could promote solar generation at homes and businesses or even cripple it, advocates say, but the most critical rulings may not come for more than a year.

Michael Chapman Moves to Higher Position of Power at Conway Corp. (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2016 12:00 am

Michael Chapman has been promoted to assistant director of power supply and major accounts at Conway Corp.

Melanie Taylor Returns to Entergy Arkansas as Customer Service Director (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Melanie Taylor has been named director of customer service for Entergy Arkansas’ central region in Little Rock effective May 1.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Energy & Utilities

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

An energy and utilities resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Entergy Subsidiaries Close Deal to Buy Union Power Station

by Associated Press 3/4/2016 10:42 am

Three Entergy Corp. subsidiaries have acquired the Union Power Station, located near El Dorado, Arkansas.

PSC to Hold Hearing on Entergy Rate Increase

by Lance Turner 1/19/2016 6:57 am

The Arkansas Public Service Commission will holding a hearing today on Entergy Arkansas Inc.'s request to raise electric rates this year.

Entergy's Rick Riley on Keeping Costs Low, Power Lines High

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2015 12:00 am

Rick Riley is scheduled to become president and CEO of Entergy Arkansas on the retirement of Hugh McDonald in 2016.

PSC Approves Entergy Arkansas Solar Plant in Arkansas County

by Lance Turner 9/24/2015 3:37 pm

Entergy Arkansas on Thursday received approval from the state Public Service Commission to build an 81-megawatt photovoltaic solar energy plant in Arkansas County.

Video: Ritchie Power Plant Brought Down in Implosions

by Associated Press 9/18/2015 11:58 am

A 51-year-old power plant in Arkansas was brought down in a series of implosions as Entergy Arkansas moves forward with more modern electricity-generating facilities.

End of Coal-Fired Plant Will Save Jonesboro Utility $50M

by Associated Press 8/27/2015 2:04 pm

The head of Jonesboro's electric utility said the planned phase-out of a coal-fired plant near Pine Bluff will save his utility $50 million.

Modern Grid Improvements Drawing Billions of Dollars

by Sean Beherec 6/29/2015 12:00 am

In the utility industry, the ongoing pursuit of greater efficiency and reliability drives many large-scale capital improvements. From new computer modeling to upgrading building materials to maximize efficiency, utilities and operators around the state are focusing on ways to modernize the grid.

Venture Center Partners with Entergy on Mentor Training Program

by Mark Carter 6/18/2015 9:34 am

The program is a half-day course that guides participants through the Venture Center's methodology and mission, walking through the steps to take a business from idea "to a scalable, investable venture."

Hugh McDonald to Retire From Entergy in 2016; Rick Riley to Take Over

by Lance Turner 6/8/2015 10:25 am

Entergy Corp. of New Orleans said Monday that Hugh McDonald, president and CEO of Entergy Arkansas Inc., will retire in 2016. Rick Riley, vice president of transmission for Entergy Services Inc., will succeed McDonald as CEO.

Entergy Arkansas Seeks Rate Increase in 2016

by Lance Turner 4/24/2015 2:12 pm

Entergy Arkansas Inc., looking to cover improvements to its power grid and pay for the purchase of an El Dorado power plant, is seeking to raise electrical rates next year, according to a filing Friday with the Arkansas Public Service Commission.

Entergy Arkansas Seeks OK for 81-Megawatt Solar Power Plant

by Lance Turner 4/15/2015 11:22 am

Entergy Arkansas said Wednesday that it is seeking approval from the state Public Service Commission to build an 81-megawatt photovoltaic solar energy plant in Arkansas County.

Entergy Arkansas Announces Grid Investment of More Than $62M

by Associated Press 4/6/2015 4:58 pm

Entergy Arkansas has announced plans to begin construction on a new transmission line from Monticello to Reed.

Thousands in Arkansas Still Without Power After Winter Storm

by Associated Press 2/18/2015 11:54 am

Dozens of schools across Arkansas remained closed and thousands are still without power following a winter storm that crossed the state.

Entergy Arkansas Elevates Three to Economic Development Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/2/2015 12:00 am

Clarissa McWherter, Chris Murphy and Russell Harris have joined Entergy Arkansas in Little Rock as members of the economic development team.

Entergy to Purchase Union Power Station in El Dorado for $948M

by Sean Beherec 12/9/2014 8:42 am

Entergy Corporation’s subsidiaries have agreed to purchase the Union Power Station in El Dorado for $948 million.