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The following page lists all power stations in the U.S. state of Arkansas.

Biogas

Name Location Fuel Nameplate
capacity (MW)
Generating
units
2015 GHG emissions
(metric tons)
Operator Opened
Eco Vista Tontitown Landfill gas 4 5 146,000 Waste Management 2010
Two Pine Pulaski County Landfill gas 5 6 61,000 Waste Management 2008

Coal

Name Location Nameplate
capacity (MW)
Generating
units
2015 GHG emissions
(metric tons)
Boiler type Operator Opened
Flint Creek Gentry 528 1 3 million Subcritical American Electric Power 1978
Independence Newark 1700 2 5.1 million Entergy 1983, 1984
John W. Turk Jr. Fulton 600 1 2.8 million Ultra-supercritical American Electric Power 2012
Plum Point Mississippi County 665 1 3.8 million Subcritical NAES Corporation 2010
White Bluff Redfield 1659 2 6.6 million Entergy 1980, 1981

Hydroelectric

Name Location Nameplate
capacity (MW)
Generating
units
Water source Operator Opened
Beaver Lake Dam Carroll County 112 2 White River Southwestern Power Administration 1965
Blakely Mountain Garland/Montgomery 75 2 Ouachita River Southwestern Power Administration 1956
Bull Shoals Baxter/Marion 340 4 White River Southwestern Power Administration 1953
Carl S. Whillock Conway County 32 3 Arkansas River Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation 1993
Carpenter Garland County 56 2 Ouachita River Entergy 1930
Clyde T. Ellis Barling 32 3 Arkansas River Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation 1988
Dardanelle Pope/Yell 140 4 Arkansas River Southwestern Power Administration 1965
Electric Cooperatives
of Arkansas
Dumas 103 3 Arkansas River Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation 1999
Greers Ferry Cleburne County 96 2 Little Red River Southwestern Power Administration 1964
Murray Pulaski County 45 2 Arkansas River North Little Rock Electric Department 1988
Narrows Pike County 26 3 Little Missouri River Southwestern Power Administration 1950
Norfork Baxter County 81 2 North Fork River Southwestern Power Administration 1944
Ozark Ozark 100 5 Arkansas River Southwestern Power Administration 1973
Remmel Hot Spring County 12 3 Ouachita River Entergy 1924
Shelby M. Knight/
White River Lock & Dam 3
Stone County 4 1 White River Independence County 2006
White River Lock & Dam 1 Batesville 4 1 White River Independence County 2007
White River Lock & Dam 2 Independence County 4 1 White River Independence County 2007

Pumped storage

Name Location Nameplate
capacity (MW)
Generating
units
Water source Operator Opened
DeGray Clark County 68 2 Caddo River Southwestern Power Administration 1972

Natural gas

Name Location Nameplate
capacity (MW)
Generating
units
2015 GHG emissions
(metric tons)
Operator Opened
Dell Dell 679 3 144,000 Associated Electric Cooperative 2007
Elkins Elkins 60 2 Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation 2010
Fulton Fulton 153 1 79,000 Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation 2001
Harry D. Mattison Tontitown 340 4 17,000 American Electric Power 2007
Harry L. Oswald Wrightsville 548 9 156,000 Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation 2003
Hot Spring Malvern 620 3 1 million Entergy 2012
Jonesboro Jonesboro 224 4 46,000 Jonesboro City Water & Light 2003, 2007
Magnet Cove Magnet Cove 660 3 277,000 Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation 2006
Pine Bluff Energy Center Pine Bluff 236 2 704,000 Calpine Energy Services 2001
Union Partners El Dorado 2,200 12 3.5 million Entergy 2003

Natural gas/petroleum

Name Location Nameplate
capacity (MW)
Generating
units
2015 GHG emissions
(metric tons)
Operator Opened
Carl E. Bailey Augusta 122 1 23,000 Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation 1966
John L. McClellan Camden 134 1 62,000 Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation 1971
Lake Catherine Malvern 721 4 107,000 Entergy 1950, 1953, 1970
Paragould Paragould 14 4 Paragould Light Water & Cable 1990
Paragould Reciprocating Paragould 14 3 Paragould Light Water & Cable 2001
Thomas B. Fitzhugh Ozark 171 2 37,000 Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation 1963

Nuclear

Name Location Nameplate
capacity (MW)
Generating
units
Reactor type Operator Opened
Arkansas Nuclear One Russellville 1824 2 Pressurized water Entergy 1974

Petroleum

Name Location Nameplate
capacity (MW)
Generating
units
2015 GHG emissions
(metric tons)
Operator Opened
Piggott Municipal Piggott 7 4 City of Piggott 1952


Solar photovoltaic

Name Location Type Nameplate
capacity (MW)
Acreage Operator Opened
East Camden Cadmium telluride 12 100 acres Silicon Ranch Corporation 2016
Van Buren 0.5 1.5 acres Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative 2016
Springdale 1 5 acres Ozarks Electric Cooperative 2016
Benton 1 5 acres First Electric Cooperative 2016

Proposed power stations

Name Location Type Nameplate
capacity (MW)
Generating
units
Operator Status
Stuttgart Solar Arkansas County Solar PV 81 NextEra Energy Resources Arkansas Public Service Commission approval granted
Holly Springs Solar PV 1 Ouachita Electric Cooperative Set to open second quarter of 2017

Retired power stations

Name Location Type Nameplate
capacity (MW)
Generating
units
Operator Opened Closed
Cecil Lynch North Little Rock Natural gas/petroleum 110 2 Entergy 1949, 1954 2013
Fairbanks Augusta Petroleum 3 5 City of Augusta 1929 2005
Hamilton Moses Forrest City Natural gas/petroleum 138 2 Entergy 1951 2013
Harvey Couch Stamps Natural gas/petroleum 110 2 Entergy 1943, 1954 2011, 2013
Mammoth Spring Dam No. 1 Fulton County Hydroelectric 3 Arkansas-Missouri Power Company 1927 1972
Robert E. Ritchie Helena Natural gas/petroleum 923 3 Entergy 1961 2013
Mabelvale Mabelvale Natural gas 56 4 Entergy 1970 2016
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