100 MW Battery-coupled Solar Power Plant Planned in White County

NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. and Entergy Arkansas, plans to build a 100 MW solar power plant in White County, Arkansas.If the Arkansas Public Service Commission approves the plans, the project will be the first  battery-coupled solar park in the state of Arkansas. When the project is completed in 2021, Entergy will be able to provide its customers with a total of 281 MW of solar energy, making it the third largest provider of the state. The plant will be built by a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources and will be purchased by Entergy Arkansas upon completion.

“As the largest solar provider and a leader in renewable energy in Arkansas, Entergy is proud to bring a third large-scale solar project to the state that will allow our customers to benefit from the economic and environmental advantages of renewable energy, while at the same time learning about the benefits of battery storage,” said Laura Landreaux, president and CEO of Entergy Arkansas.

Entergy Arkansas is also responding to its customers' desire for renewable energy with this construction project. The next project will focus on building a new generation of battery storage systems powered by a range of lithium-ion batteries in Searcy, Arkansas.


Source: Entergy Arkansas |
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