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Entergy Arkansas will allow its public and private sector customers to utilize regionally-sourced nuclear and renewables, including solar, hydro, or wind through MOU with the U.S. General Services Administration. Pictured are photovoltaic panels at Searcy Solar, a 100MW facility owned by Entergy Arkansas.
Entergy Arkansas will allow its public and private sector customers to utilize regionally-sourced nuclear and renewables, including solar, hydro, or wind through MOU with the U.S. General Services Administration. Pictured are photovoltaic panels at Searcy Solar, a 100MW facility owned by Entergy Arkansas.
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Entergy Arkansas, U.S. government sign first MOU to work toward 24/7 carbon-free electricity
11/15/2022

Biden-Harris Administration announced the federal government’s first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a utility - Entergy Arkansas - to work toward achieving 100 percent carbon pollution-free electricity (CFE), at least 50 percent of which would be provided on a 24/7 basis.

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Driver Solar Project will be the largest solar facility in the Entergy Arkansas portfolio.
Driver Solar Project will be the largest solar facility in the Entergy Arkansas portfolio.
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Entergy Arkansas announces 250-MW solar facility near Osceola
10/04/2022

The Arkansas Public Service Commission has approved the Entergy Arkansas Driver Solar Project, a new 250-megawatt AC (or 312 MW DC) renewable energy plant developed by Lightsource bp, which will be located on approximately 2,100 acres near Osceola in Mississippi County. Driver Solar will be the utility’s largest solar facility, capable of generating enough energy to power more than 40,000 homes.

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Chicot Solar Energy Center near Lake Village produces 100 megawatts of clean energy
Chicot Solar Energy Center near Lake Village produces 100 megawatts of clean energy
News > Communities, Growth
Entergy Arkansas issues RFP for 1000 MWs of renewable energy
06/30/2022

Entergy Arkansas officials announced Thursday it has issued a request for proposals for 1,000 megawatts of solar and wind generation resources, emissions-free renewables that can provide cost-effective energy supply, capacity, fuel diversity, and other benefits to its customers.

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SEARCY SOLAR ENERGY CENTER HAS 350,000 PANELS
SEARCY SOLAR ENERGY CENTER HAS 350,000 PANELS
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Entergy Arkansas Searcy Solar Energy Center Now Online
01/27/2022

The newest solar generation source in the Entergy Arkansas portfolio of renewable resources is online and pumping power onto the electric grid, officials recently announced.

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CUSTOMERS WHO SUBSCRIBE TO SOLAR PROGRAM TO SAVE $60M
CUSTOMERS WHO SUBSCRIBE TO SOLAR PROGRAM TO SAVE $60M
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Entergy Arkansas Customers to Save $60M with Solar Option
01/21/2021

Entergy Arkansas customers who became part of the Solar Energy Purchase Option - Option B in the fall of 2020 have already begun to reap savings from the clean, renewable energy generated at the Stuttgart Solar Energy Center.

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CHICOT SOLAR BEGAN OPERATION SEPT. 30, BOASTS 350,000 SOLAR PANELS, 100MW PEAK CAPACITY
CHICOT SOLAR BEGAN OPERATION SEPT. 30, BOASTS 350,000 SOLAR PANELS, 100MW PEAK CAPACITY
News > Grid Modernization, Growth, Environment
Second Entergy Arkansas Solar Project Begins Operation
10/08/2020

The Chicot Solar Energy Center began operation Sept. 30. The facility has a peak capacity of 100 megawatts of energy powered by the sun, enough to power 18,000 Entergy Arkansas customers’ homes.

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THE PROPOSED WALNUT BEND PROJECT IS A 100MW SOLAR GENERATION FACILITY
THE PROPOSED WALNUT BEND PROJECT IS A 100MW SOLAR GENERATION FACILITY
News > Communities, Customers, Growth, Energy Efficiency
Entergy Arkansas Hosting Virtual Open House Through Friday for Walnut Bend Solar Project
09/16/2020

Entergy Arkansas is hosting a virtual open house regarding the proposed Walnut Bend Solar Project now through Friday for residents in Brinkley, Marianna, Forrest City, Wheatley and surrounding communities in Lee County, along with other interested parties, to review and receive information.

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Walnut Bend will be the fourth utility-scale solar generation asset for Entergy Arkansas customers. The first, pictured here, was Stuttgart Solar, which went into service in 2017.
Walnut Bend will be the fourth utility-scale solar generation asset for Entergy Arkansas customers. The first, pictured here, was Stuttgart Solar, which went into service in 2017.
News > Grid Modernization, Growth, Energy Efficiency
Entergy Arkansas Plans Fourth Solar-generation Resource, Walnut Bend, Near Brinkley
08/17/2020

Panels generating 100 megawatts of power to cover 900 acres.

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This is the solar facility near Stuttgart.
This is the solar facility near Stuttgart.
News > Leadership, Communities, Customers, Grid Modernization, Growth, Environment
Arkansas Public Service Commission Approves Searcy Solar Project
04/28/2020

The Arkansas Public Service Commission has approved a new utility-scale solar project that will provide Entergy Arkansas customers with 100 megawatts of solar power.

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