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Dishing It Up! Entergy New Orleans Employees Continue Serving City’s Homeless

Although Entergy New Orleans employees give back to the community in which they live and work all year long, they wanted to give back in a special way during National Volunteer Month by helping those in need. That's why they returned to the Ozanam Inn to serve lunch to homeless men, women and children right here in the Crescent City.

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‘You Bring Light Back to Everyone’: Songwriter Befriends Lineman during Northeast Restoration

For Entergy crews who've helped restore power in the Northeast, expressions of gratitude have come in many forms — kind words of support, offers of food and water, and thank-you letters and social media posts. But so far, LisaBeth Weber may be the only person who's written a song in their honor.

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Spring Forward…Safely

Love it or hate it, the switch to daylight saving time brings more opportunity to accomplish all those to-dos you’ve been putting off around the house or yard. Whether you take advantage of the extra sunshine to make energy-efficient home improvements, brighten up your garden or simply enjoy some fresh air, now is a good time to brush up on your outdoor safety knowledge.

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Entergy Appreciates Customer Patience, Provides System Update

Earlier this week, Entergy Corporation’s internal cyber-security monitoring systems detected issues on its corporate network. The issues have been isolated, a remedy has been deployed, and the systems are coming back online.

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New Orleans Motorist Makes Sure Entergy Knows About Walsh’s Act of Kindness

Entergy New Orleans’ Sean Walsh was on his way to a job on Dec. 5 when he noticed a motorist pulled over on Highway 90 with a flat tire. What he did next will sound familiar, he said, because performing acts of kindness for others is part of the daily routine at Entergy.

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(From left) Entergy Chairman and CEO Leo Denault, former Entergy Chairman and CEO Wayne Leonard and Entergy Executive Vice President and General Counsel Marcus Brown at New Orleans' new J. Wayne Leonard Prosperity Center.

New Prosperity Center Offers Economic Hope, Helping Hand for New Orleanians

Entergy Corporation, United Way of Southeast Louisiana and the City of New Orleans partner to foster brighter futures for local residents.

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How did your Entergy Story begin?

A pile of sawdust and a handshake: they say that’s how the Entergy story began. This narrative may be accurate for those who helped Harvey Couch found the company more than a century ago, but my Entergy story began after opening a cardboard box and being mesmerized by a lineman’s truck and tools.

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Entergy employees prior to the 2017 Bike the Big Easy
Entergy New Orleans President and CEO Charles Rice presents more than $300,000 to New Orleans Council on Aging Executive Director Howard Rodgers to help those in need. Joining them are Entergy New Orleans' Demetric Mercadel (l) and Toni Green-Brown (r).
Andrea Coughlin Rowley, Entergy's senior vice president of human resources, accepts the award for being a Top Workplace in the greater New Orleans area from Tim Williamson, president of NOLA Media Group.

Entergy Earns Top Workplace Honor in New Orleans

The Times-Picayune awarded Entergy the 2017 Top Workplaces honor based on the results of an employee feedback survey performed by WorkplaceDynamics, a leading research firm in organizational health and workplace improvement.

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Michoud Plant

New Information Leads to a New Proposal

Back in February, I sent an email explaining that the proposed New Orleans Power Station proceeding before the City Council was temporarily suspended at the request of Entergy New Orleans due to a recently updated forecast of future energy needs in our city.

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Entergy employees Randall Roberts and Mark Bacques show students an interactive electrical circuit experiment that was among the exhibits Entergy displayed during the National Engineers Week celebration at the University of New Orleans.

Entergy Helps Students Discover Excitement of Engineering

Entergy helped nearly 1,600 students from 26 New Orleans-area schools get a feel for the excitement and challenges engineers face every day during a National Engineers Week celebration at the University of New Orleans.

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Making Sure the Solution Suits the Need

Entergy New Orleans recently filed an unopposed request to temporarily suspend the schedule in the proposed New Orleans Power Station proceeding before the New Orleans City Council. That request was granted by the judge in the proceeding, and he has scheduled a status conference with all of the parties on March 6, 2017 to discuss next steps.

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Powering Tomorrow Begins Today

To meet the power demands of a growing New Orleans, Entergy must upgrade the Michoud plant in New Orleans East to a modern, more-efficient facility.

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Travis Sholar with his wife, Brooke, and daughter, Blakely
Employees work alongside the Salvation Army to Stuff the Bus

A Note from Charles Rice

We're committed to powering a thriving New Orleans and to providing you with safe, clean, reliable and affordable power. To ensure we can do that now and into the future, we continually evaluate our existing resources and upgrade them when it makes economic sense.

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Dr. Chan Wong, senior engineer with Entergy, discusses the fiber project with leaders from other U.S. utilities during a site visit in September.
In addition to protecting biodiversity, the volunteer project provided an opportunity to strengthen ties between Entergy team members.
It's been 10 years since Hurricane Rita hit, but Keith Coleman, senior engineering assistant in Lake Charles, remembers it well.

Powering Through: Entergy's Rita Stories

This article is one in a series that tells the stories of Entergy employees or retirees and their experiences during the Hurricane Rita restoration.It has been 10 years since Hurricane Rita changed the lives of thousands, leaving each with his or her own unique story. Keith Coleman, senior engineering assistant in Lake Charles, remembers it well. Here’s his story.

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WATCH: Entergy CEO Appears on CNBC's Power Lunch

On Friday, Aug. 28, one day before the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall along the Louisiana and Mississippi coasts, Chairman and CEO Leo Denault spoke with CNBC's Melissa Lee.

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Kenny Labat, far left, was part of the crew that restored power to metro New Orleans following Katrina. His twin brother Keith still works for Entergy New Orleans and was instrumental in restoring power to the Central Business District and French Quarter.

Powering Through: Entergy’s Katrina Stories

It has been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina changed the lives of thousands, leaving each with his or her own unique story. Kenny Labat, former operations coordinator, who has since retired from the company, remembers it well. Here’s his story.

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Jallans, left, and Cook found the switching board they saved from the old Chalmette office invaluable during restoration.

Powering Through: Entergy’s Katrina Stories

It has been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina changed the lives of thousands, leaving each with his or her own unique story. Glenn Jallans, former line supervisor, and David Cook, former senior engineer, both of whom are now retired from the company, remember it well. Here’s their story.

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Video: Rod West Speaks at TEDx New Orleans

TEDx New Orleans invited Rod West, executive vice president and CAO of Entergy, to share his experience during Hurricane Katrina and his overseeing of the $600 million reconstruction of the city.

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Re-Designed Digital Newsroom Launches

New digital newsroom marks Entergy's entrance into the blogosphere.

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ANIMATION: Restoring Power After Severe Weather

When a storm passes, Entergy personnel must assess damage to electric equipment and facilities to determine corrective actions.

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