Entergy Arkansas line workers and other field employees spend a great deal of time on the road. If someone’s in trouble, it’s not unusual that it’s one of our folks who stops to help. On May 18, a driver on Highway 267 south of Searcy was definitely in trouble. Fortunately for her, she crossed paths, quite literally, with Construction Supervisor Daniel Pruitt.
Successful economic development is usually the result of getting many small things done to clear the way for the bigger things to happen. That was the thinking behind the Community Catalyst program.
Control room operators removed Arkansas Nuclear One’s Unit 2 from service over the weekend to begin the plant’s 28th scheduled refueling and maintenance outage following months of safe, secure and reliable operation.
Everyday functions for lineworkers – which includes men and women – include installing and maintaining electrical components such as poles, transformers and power lines.
Storms bringing heavy winds in some areas have moved through the southwestern and southern portions of Arkansas, causing widespread power outages.
It’s a fact of electric utility life that sometimes animals cause power outages. Usually, it’s squirrels. But this week it’s birds. Egrets, herons, cormorants and sometimes turkey vultures, as far as we can tell. And may we suggest you finish your breakfast before reading the explanation.
Workers are practicing social distancing measures needed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and this can
Entergy Arkansas will respond as quickly as is safely possible to power outages in Arkansas today as remnants of Hurricane Ida pass through the state throughout the day.
Entergy is prepared to mobilize as remnants of Hurricane Ida begin to enter the southeastern and eastern parts of the state beginning tomorrow morning.
The extremely dangerous storm is expected to make landfall in the early afternoon today. Those in the hardest-hit areas could experience power outages for weeks.