Principal electricity providers in Arkansas:
- Entergy Corporation
- Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas
- AEP SWEPCO
There are also 12 communities that provide their own electricity: Jonesboro, Benton, Bentonville, Conway, Siloam Springs, Osceola, Clarksville, Prescott, Hope, North Little Rock, West Memphis, and Paragould.
- For Annual 2019, at an average industrial retail price of 5.95 cents per kWh, Arkansas is ranked 12th lowest in the nation and ranks as the eighth-lowest among southern states. The 2019 US average industrial retail price is 6.83 cents per kWh. (Equates to Arkansas being 12.9% below the national average)
- For Annual 2019, at an average total all sectors retail price of 8.13 cents per kWh, Arkansas is ranked sixth lowest in the nation. The 2019 US average total of all sectors retail price is 10.60 cents per kWh. (Equates to Arkansas being 23.3% below the national average)
- For Annual 2019, Arkansas is ranked seventh-lowest in the nation with an average commercial retail price of 8.66 cents per kWh. Our state is ranked the third-lowest among southern states behind Oklahoma and Texas. The 2019 US average is 10.66 cents per kWh. (Equates to Arkansas being 18.8% below the national average)
- Arkansas retail sales of electricity decreased by 4.4% in the industrial sector from 2018 to 2019, while the US experienced a decrease of 4.8% in the industrial sector during the same timeframe.