Entergy Arkansas meter readers get new uniforms

Thursday, September 5, 2013
New uniforms for meter readers.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - AccuRead meter readers' uniforms are changing to make them easier to immediately recognize as meter readers and more visible to motorists. AccuRead is a contractor that reads all customers' meters for Entergy Arkansas, Inc.

The new uniforms include a bright yellow/orange T-shirt with Entergy and AccuRead logos on the front and the words "METER READER" covering the upper part of the back. The shirt includes reflective bands, so it also serves the function of a safety vest. AccuRead meter readers also will wear dark blue ball caps with the AccuRead logo on the front and Entergy's logo on the back. They may also wear a dark blue jacket with the AccuRead logo.

The new uniforms will be rolled out over the next few weeks.

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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