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Entergy Arkansas Hosting Virtual Open House Through Friday for Walnut Bend Solar Project
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.
The proposed project includes construction of a 100-megawatt solar generation facility on approximately 1,200 acres between Brinkley and Moro, and is pending approval by the Arkansas Public Service Commission. The project will be designed and constructed by Invenergy of Chicago and purchased by Entergy Arkansas upon completion, likely in late 2022.
The online open house at www.EntergyArkansas.com/WalnutBend gives area residents, local business owners and key officials an opportunity to view the proposed location of the facility, receive information about the project. Questions can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone at 501-213-0706 or by mail to Entergy Arkansas, ATTN: Walnut Bend Solar Open House, PO Box 551, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203.
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Entergy Arkansas provides electricity to approximately 715,000 customers in 63 counties. Entergy Arkansas is a subsidiary of Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR), an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including 8,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of $11 billion and approximately 13,600 employees.