Entergy assess cost of Christmas Day ice storm
by MBJ Staff
Published: January 28,2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Entergy Arkansas has compiled preliminary damage estimates following the Christmas Day ice storm that gripped Central Arkansas and left more than 194,000 customers without power and caused extensive damage due to ice, snow and high wind.
Total restoration costs for the repair and/or replacement of Entergy Arkansas’ electrical facilities in areas damaged from the winter storm are estimated to be $55 to $65 million. Entergy Arkansas plans to present a cost recovery proposal to the Arkansas Public Service Commission in a base rate case proceeding filing planned in March 2013.
Entergy Arkansas provides electricity to approximately 700,000 customers in 63 counties, and is a subsidiary of New Orleans-based Entergy Corporation
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