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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.

Entergy: New EPA Rules Will Cost Arkansans $2 Billion

by Alexis Crowe 8/7/2015 4:15 pm

Entergy Arkansas responded to the EPA’s proposed Federal Implementation Plan on Regional Haze, saying the rule would impose more than $2 billion in costs on the utility's customers and co-owners.

MISO Transfers Operations to Little Rock Facility

by Sean Beherec 6/1/2015 10:58 am

The Midcontinent Independent Transmission System Operator shifted operations at midnight Monday.

Update: Fewer Than 9,000 Entergy Arkansas Customers Without Power

by Associated Press 2/17/2015 12:55 pm

Entergy Arkansas says the number of customers still without power after a winter storm moved across the state is now below 9,000.

Seeing Green in LEDs: Technology, Efficiency Driving Increased Sales of Lights

by Sean Beherec 2/2/2015 12:00 am

Colorful lights on the Union Plaza Building or the Arkansas River bridges in downtown Little Rock are the latest installations in a series of energy efficiency projects that allow businesses to cash in by making short-term investments in lighting.

Downtown Partnership Luncheon

by Staff 5/1/2014 12:01 am

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership hosted its annual meeting at the Statehouse Convention Center. Celebrating 30 years of the partnership, the luncheon featured keynote speaker Clarence Anthony, who leads the National League of Cities. Entergy Arkansas received the Top of the Rock award.

River Lights

by Staff 4/1/2014 12:01 am

To commemorate Entergy Arkansas' 100th anniversary, the company gifted the community with an LED lighting installation on bridges in downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock. President Bill Clinton attended the illumination ceremony of the Clinton Presidential Park Bridge, the Main Street Bridge and the Junction Bridge Pedestrian Walkway.

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