Today officials with the Wynne Economic Development Corporation and Entergy Arkansas announced completion of the utility’s Select Site certification for the 37-acre Wynne Highway 1 industrial site, located 11 miles north of Interstate 40 on Arkansas Highway 1.
Today officials with Mississippi County Economic Development and Entergy Arkansas announced completion of the utility’s Select Site certification for the Osceola Driver 130 industrial site, which sits on 130 acres near I-55, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railway, and the Mississippi River.
Entergy Arkansas works with communities to implement an assessment tool that allows communities to certify their sites and communicate the prepared status to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, site location consultants and company decision makers.
The City of West Memphis and Entergy Arkansas have partnered to launch a marketing campaign “Mega Plans, Mega Site” to promote the West Memphis I-40 megasite, the largest certified industrial site in the State of Arkansas.
Jefferson County economic development officials and the Little Rock Port Authority were recognized by Entergy Arkansas’ Office of Business and Economic Development for receiving a Select Site certification for conducting a comprehensive review and documentation process for their 44-acre industrial site and 37-acre site respectively, making the sites ready for prospective manufacturing or distribution projects.
A subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources and Entergy Arkansas today announced the start of construction of Arkansas’ largest universal, utility-scale solar energy project – the Chicot Solar Energy Center. The Chicot Solar Energy Center, when complete, will be bigger than the Stuttgart Solar Energy Center, which came online in 2018 as the state’s largest universal solar energy project at that time.
Maumelle economic development officials were recognized at the Jess Odom Community Center by Entergy Arkansas’ Office of Business and Economic Development for receiving a Select Site certification for conducting a comprehensive review and documentation process for their 121-acre industrial site, making the site ready for prospective manufacturing or distribution projects.
For 12 years running, Site Selection magazine has named Entergy Corporation as one of the nation’s top utilities in economic development. The award is due in large part to the vital role Entergy played in supporting projects that resulted in nearly $13.4 billion of capital investment and the creation of more than 4,750 new jobs within the service territory in 2018.
Little Rock, Ark. – Danny Games has been hired to serve as director of business and economic development for Entergy Arkansas, Inc., replacing Mike Maulden, who is retiring in January.