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Henderson State Gets $342K From Entergy Arkansas For Energy Efficiency

by Luke Jones 3/10/2014 12:00 am

Henderson State University in Arkadelphia has received $342,218 in incentives from Entergy Arkansas Inc. for energy-efficient lighting upgrades.

Arkansas Utilities Benefit From Wind Energy Subsidies

by Luke Jones 2/3/2014 12:00 am

Wind energy generation is on the rise in the states surrounding Arkansas, and the renewable resource is seeing more use from some of the state's utility companies.

Entergy's MISO Move Finishes as Company Celebrates its 100th Anniversary

by Luke Jones 12/16/2013 12:00 am

On Thursday, Entergy Arkansas Inc. will celebrate its 100th birthday by switching on hundreds of LED lights adorning three of the bridges crossing the Arkansas River in Little Rock. Just a few hours earlier, the company will add to its history by completing a two-year, $36.2 million transition into a regional transmission operator. It will also exit its system agreement, otherwise known as the glue holding all of the Entergy operating companies together.

‘Smart' Future In The Cards For Entergy, Customers

by Mark Carter 12/2/2013 12:00 am

As technology quickly evolves, the energy industry, in particular, must adapt to meet the future needs of its customers. But what will that future hold?

Entergy 'Helping Build Arkansas' 100 Years Later (Letter From Hugh McDonald)

by Hugh McDonald 12/2/2013 12:00 am

One hundred years ago Harvey Couch, the founder of Entergy, was determined to bring dependable, affordable electricity to Arkansans, starting with the state's first inter-city power line between Arkadelphia and Malvern and a generator fueled by sawdust. The industry and Arkansas have come a long way in 100 years, and Entergy Arkansas is proud to have played a part in “Helping Build Arkansas,” a phrase Mr. Couch used frequently.

Two Entergy Arkansas Coal Plants Ranked on List of Nation's 'Dirtiest'

by Luke Jones 10/14/2013 12:00 am

A study ranking the nations' 50 most polluting power plants is highlighting some of the issues electric industries in Arkansas and elsewhere are facing as environmental regulations change.

Video: Entergy Gives A Sneak Peek of the Colorful New Lights on 3 Arkansas River Bridges

by Lance Turner 10/11/2013 02:39 pm

Entergy Arkansas, which in April announced it would kick in $2 million to light the Clinton Presidential Park Bridge, the Main Street Bridge and the Junction Bridge, has released a behind-the-scenes sneak peek of the final product.

FBI: 3 Power Grid Attacks in Arkansas May Be Related

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 10/8/2013 08:03 am

Federal investigators asked the public for help Monday as they try to find the people responsible for three recent attacks on the state's power grid, including an attempt in August to bring down a tower holding high-voltage electric lines.

Improved Electrical Transmission Systems In Arkansas Costing Millions

by Luke Jones 8/19/2013 12:00 am

By mid-2014, both Southwest Power Pool and MISO will have upgraded Arkansas' electrical transmission systems with “second-day” transmission markets. The process is expected to cost huge amounts of capital and man-hours.

Entergy Tops Electric Utilities List

by Luke Jones 8/19/2013 12:00 am

As is typical for Arkansas Business' list of largest electric utility companies, Entergy Arkansas Inc. takes the top spot with $1.74 billion in 2012 revenue, up 2.86 percent from the previous year. The list is ranked by revenue as filed publicly with the Arkansas Public Service Commission.

How The Power of the Electric Marketplace Stays Wired

by Luke Jones 8/19/2013 12:00 am

The new transmission markets being implemented at Arkansas' electric utilities have been called “two-day” markets, “day-ahead” markets, “integrated” markets and other terms.

Entergy Files Suit in Nuclear One Accident

by Luke Jones 7/29/2013 12:00 am

Entergy Arkansas Inc. is suing a subcontractor for a March machinery accident at Arkansas Nuclear One in Russellville that killed one worker and injured three others.

Entergy Corp. to Hold Shareholders Meeting in Little Rock

by Luke Jones 4/24/2013 09:43 am

Entergy Corp. of New Orleans will hold its annual meeting for shareholders on May 3 at The Peabody Hotel in Little Rock.

PSC Clears Entergy Arkansas to Join MISO

by Lance Turner 4/11/2013 02:21 pm

The Arkansas Public Service Commission has cleared Entergy Arkansas Inc. to join the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator Inc., a move the utility says will save its Arkansas customers $263 million over 10 years.

Entergy Residential Rates to Decrease 4.75 Percent in April

by Luke Jones 3/15/2013 11:21 am

Entergy Arkansas Inc. says its residential rates will decrease by 4.75 percent on April 1.

John Deere Dealership Attracts $3.85M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/4/2013 12:00 am

A John Deere dealership in the Otter Creek area of Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.85 million. Stribling Equipment LLC of Richland, Miss., bought the 47.25-acre Warrior of Arkansas Inc. spread at 10601 Otter Creek East Blvd.

Big River Steel Announces $1.1B Mill for Osceola, Will Employ 525

by Mark Carter and Lance Turner 1/29/2013 11:03 am

Big River Steel LLC and Gov. Mike Beebe announce for the company to build a $1.1 billion steel mill in Osceola (Mississippi County) that will directly employ 525 people with annual average compensation of $75,000 a year.

If You Write About Entergy Arkansas CEO Hugh McDonald on Your Blog, Entergy Arkansas CEO Hugh McDonald Will Come to Your House

by Lance Turner 1/16/2013 07:00 am

In which Entergy Arkansas CEO Hugh McDonald reads about himself on the Internet and decides to do something about it.

Jefferson County Board to Offer SAJ Up to $1.25M to Create More Jobs

by Lance Turner 1/4/2013 03:31 pm

The Economic Development Corporation of Jefferson County, also known as the tax board, is working to make sure SAJ Distributors creates even more jobs.

After Snow, Some Arkansans Face Week Without Power

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 12/26/2012 02:19 pm

Arkansas' largest utility warned its customers Wednesday that it could be 2013 before all power is restored after a brutal blizzard inundated portions of the state with a foot of snow and its gusty winds knocked trees over virtually statewide.