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.
Hurricane Ida continues to be forecasted to make landfall Sunday in central Louisiana as a major hurricane. The strength of the storm at landfall and the damage it causes will affect the time required to restore power to all customers.
Hurricane Ida is expected to make landfall Sunday in central Louisiana as a major hurricane. The strength of the storm at landfall and the damage it causes will affect the time required to restore power to all customers.