Crews were working to restore power Thursday to approximately 1,000 customers that remained without electricity, and those customers were expected to be restored by 10 p.m.
Sub-freezing temps forecast into next week
Forecasts call for rain, freezing rain and sleet over a large portion of the state in the next 48 hours, and Entergy Arkansas is prepping for potential outages. Those areas are likely to see ice accumulations, ranging from one-eighth to one-half inch, with below freezing temperatures and very low wind chills through Saturday.
It’s cold outside, homebound customers use more power, and a few extra days on the bill all add up to the potential for higher electric bills for January.
Total credit amount estimated at $5.6 million
Entergy Arkansas customers will see a one-time credit on February 2021 bills, following an annual adjustment based on the outcome of certain federal tax positions and a decrease in the state tax rate.
Charge Up! Arkansas, a new partnership between Entergy Arkansas and Adopt a Charger, will break ground on the first of 10 electric vehicle charging stations locations Feb. 1 at Flagpole Park in Lonoke.
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.
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) recently awarded Entergy Corporation five Emergency Response Awards, including recovery awards for Hurricane Laura and severe thunderstorms last April, and assistance awards for hurricanes Sally, Isaias and Hanna.
The weather outside may be frightful, but your energy bill does not have to be. Instead of cranking up the thermostat during the cold weather months, take some free or low-cost steps to make your home more energy efficient to help save money on your utility bill.
Entergy Arkansas customers in Corning will experience improvements in the reliability and quality of their electric service as a result of $104,656 in maintenance and upgrades completed recently.