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Entergy Arkansas Works to Restore Final Outages Friday, Saturday
04/17/2020

As of Friday morning, a team of 3,308 Entergy Arkansas employees, contractors and workers from other utility companies has restored power to 103,000 of the 128,000 who lost electrical service when violent storms ripped through the state Easter Sunday.

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Getting the lights on today in Allport -- near Stuttgart.
Getting the lights on today in Allport -- near Stuttgart.
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Entergy Arkansas Restores Power to Majority of Customers with Storm-related Outages
04/16/2020

More than 3,300 Entergy employees, contractors and linemen borrowed from other utility companies are working to rebuild the electrical system, which includes replacing 1,375 broken poles, more than 2,000 spans of wire and all the related electrical components.

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Maintaining social distancing and wearing protective masks adds to the challenge of restoring power to 128,000 customers. This scene was in Smackover Tuesday.
Maintaining social distancing and wearing protective masks adds to the challenge of restoring power to 128,000 customers. This scene was in Smackover Tuesday.
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More than 71,000 Outages Restored from 128,000 Peak
04/15/2020

Entergy Arkansas has restored power to more than half of its customers who had outages from the storms late Easter Sunday and early Monday morning. About 57,000 outages remain, down from a peak of 128,000 during the severe thunderstorms.

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Linemen replace one of 680 poles broken in Sunday's storm.
Linemen replace one of 680 poles broken in Sunday's storm.
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Entergy Arkansas Restoration Crews Making Progress
04/14/2020

Entergy Arkansas restoration crews and additional workers have restored more than 43,000 outages, down from a peak of 128,000 due to damage from Easter Sunday storms.

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Scenes like this one in Pine Bluff may be found throughout the southern half of Arkansas following Easter Sunday storms. Photo by Anthony Holmes.
Scenes like this one in Pine Bluff may be found throughout the southern half of Arkansas following Easter Sunday storms. Photo by Anthony Holmes.
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Entergy Arkansas Work Crews Continuing to Restore Power Due to Easter Sunday Storms
04/13/2020

Violent winds and thunderstorms Easter Sunday caused some 128,000 customer outages across the Entergy Arkansas service territory, with damage that could take multiple days to repair.

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High winds in El Dorado Easter morning caused extensive damage and numerous outages.
High winds in El Dorado Easter morning caused extensive damage and numerous outages.
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Entergy Arkansas Crews Restoring Power Easter Sunday
04/12/2020

Early morning storms Easter Sunday caused outages across the Entergy Arkansas service territory, and more severe weather is forecast for this evening.

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Installing LED light bulbs is a quick and easy way to save energy.
Installing LED light bulbs is a quick and easy way to save energy.
News > Customers, Energy Efficiency, Environment
Entergy Arkansas Earns 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award
03/31/2020

Entergy Arkansas has received a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for effectively promoting energy efficiency.

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Even with low electric rates, if usage is high your bill may be, too.
News > Communities, Customers, Energy Efficiency
Sheltering at Home Can Increase Energy Bills; Here’s How to Get Help
03/30/2020

With schools closed and many workers temporarily unemployed or telecommuting due to the coronavirus pandemic, many families have a full house during times the home would normally be empty. The result is often an increased demand for energy to fuel daily lives, and that can quickly lead to a higher-than-normal energy bill.

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Entergy Arkansas Lineman Aaron Hearnsberger of Magnolia maintains the system. (File photo)
Entergy Arkansas Lineman Aaron Hearnsberger of Magnolia maintains the system. (File photo)
News > Communities, Customers, Safety, Employees, Energy Efficiency
Entergy Urges Public to Keep their Distance from Utility Workers
03/26/2020

Social distancing of six feet is but one reason to keep a safe distance from crews. Work sites can have any number of hidden dangers for the public, and distracting crews can cause accidents to happen. Entergy urges the public to stay away from utility employees and contractors working in the field.

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