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'Ted Thomas'

Heads we win, tails you lose: How Entergy customers pay for the company’s mistakes

Entergy may have lost in court last week, but between an earlier settlement and regulatory rules about legal fees, the decision isn't actually much of a "win" for customers.
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Bill that would kill Arkansas's solar industry gets long look in committee

Two bills of massive import for Arkansas's future remain up for discussion in interminable legislative committee meetings today. While Gov. Sanders' Arkansas Learns proposal sucks up most of the oxygen at the state Capitol today, an equally sinister plan, which would kill the state's booming solar industry, is under consideration before a House committee.

Solar power: A new plant and a new rant

Entergy expands it solar footprint and a former PSC chair blasts another utility for resistance to solar power.

Hutchinson names Katie Anderson new chair of Arkansas Public Service Commission

Scott resident will head utility regulation in the state.

Arkansas Supreme Court declines to review ruling on PSC chair's participation in solar case

Former PSC chair's participation in solar case passes muster with state's highest court.

Thomas leaving Public Service Commission for private sector

Thomas, who has four years left on his PSC appointment, told the Arkansas Times today that his resignation has "nothing to do with the Petit Jean" case but quickly acknowledged, "No one will believe" that.

Solar power gets a boost in Court of Appeals ruling

A Court of Appeals decision heavily favors companies providing solar power.

Gubernatorial appointments of note: PSC, marijuana, education

Three worth a mention in this week's list.

PSC chair blasts effort to force recusal from solar power cases

The chairman of the PSC and an electric utility are in a dispute over solar energy charges and his call to a consultant for the utility.

Note: There is other news. Such as solar power and school desegregation

Got time amid the virus for other topics: Big stories brewing in solar power and school desegregation.

PSC chair raps Trump administration idea to help coal producers

Kyle Massey of Arkansas Business has coverage of Arkansas Public Service Commission Chair Ted Thomas' remarks on Energy Secretary Rick Perry's idea to give an edge to coal and nuclear fuel in power plant ratemaking. He was critical.

Arkansas PSC chair questions Trump climate policy

Arkansas Public Service Commission Chair Ted Thomas is getting attention for calling out Trump administration climate policy. He even acknowledges the role of carbon burning and humans in climate change.