NEW ORLEANS – 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 Melonie Stewart, director of customer service.
Top ways to improve your energy efficiency and keep your costs lower are:
You also can access a slew of energy-saving tips and calculators at entergy.com/savemoney to determine the best cost-cutting scenarios to suit your lifestyle, home and billing needs.
What’s more, if you’re an Entergy New Orleans customer living in Orleans Parish, you also have access to a variety of energy-efficiency programs and services through our Energy Smart program. If you’re an Entergy Louisiana customer living in the metro New Orleans area, but outside of Orleans Parish, you can take advantage of Entergy Solutions – A Louisiana Program. Both offer ways to help you lower your energy bill and find new ways to save energy – and money – around your home or business.
Entergy New Orleans, Inc. is an electric and gas utility that serves Louisiana’s Orleans Parish. The company provides electricity to more than 171,000 customers and natural gas to some 105,000 customers. Entergy New Orleans is a subsidiary of Entergy Corporation.
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.