BATON ROUGE, La. – The mercury is beginning its climb up the thermometer, and you can bet it will be a long time before it begins to retreat. Don’t let your electric bills climb with it. By taking steps to be more energy-efficient, your air conditioner will run less and that, in turn, will help keep your electricity bill down.
"It takes a lot of energy to keep your house cool during the summer, but there are easy ways to save energy without sacrificing your comfort," said Dennis Dawsey, vice president of customer service for Entergy Louisiana, LLC and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, L.L.C.
Five top ways to improve your energy-efficiency and keep your costs lower are:
Customers can access a slew of energy-saving tips and calculators at entergy.com/savemoney to determine the best cost-cutting scenarios to suit their lifestyle, home and billing needs.
Entergy's Louisiana utility companies provide electric service to more than one million customers through the operating companies Entergy Louisiana, LLC and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, L.L.C. and natural gas service to nearly 93,000 customers in the greater Baton Rouge area through Entergy Gulf States Louisiana. With operations in southern, central and northeastern Louisiana, the companies are subsidiaries of Entergy Corporation.
Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one of the nation’s leading nuclear generators. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $12 billion and approximately 13,000 employees.