October 31, 2013
For Immediate Release
Sally Graham
Entergy Arkansas, Inc.
Prepare for Time Change with Entergy Arkansas’ Security Lighting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – People throughout Arkansas will be joining most of the U.S. by setting their clocks back one hour on November 3, marking the end of Daylight Saving Time. With evenings getting darker earlier, Entergy Arkansas is reminding customers that outdoor security lighting can be an economical and an effective crime prevention tool. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, security lighting is the single most significant crime deterrent. Security lighting enhances natural surveillance, delineates private and public spaces and increases safety.

Installation of a security light is free for Entergy Arkansas customers who already have an Entergy utility pole. Entergy Arkansas uses industry standard security lights that are fully tested, weather-resistant and commercial grade. Customers can choose from a variety of wattages and are charged a small rental fee every month that covers worry-free maintenance, including all needed repairs and bulb replacement. The charges vary depending on the light''s wattage and begin at $7.73 per month.

“It’s peace of mind for the price of a supersized value meal or supercharged grande latte,” said Pat Waters, vice president of Entergy’s lighting business. “Properly lighting your home or business takes the cover of darkness away from lawbreakers and is an important step in crime prevention efforts.”

Customers can place an order at 1-866-603-0192 or via a secure link http://www.entergy-arkansas.com/securitylighting/. Provided they already have a service pole, installation will be complete within three business days.

Entergy Arkansas, which celebrates its 100th birthday this year, provides electricity to approximately 700,000 customers in 63 counties. Entergy Arkansas is a subsidiary of Entergy Corporation, an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy Corporation’s utilities own and operate power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including more than 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one of the nation’s leading nuclear generators. The Entergy utilities deliver electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy Corporation has annual revenues of more than $11 billion and approximately 15,000 employees.

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