February 19-23 is Mississippi Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Project will deploy over 300 route miles of fiber-based infrastructure in 15 counties across state
Final major step in demolishing 64-year-old facility
Action requested due to demand potentially exceeding available generation
Implement energy-saving tips to reduce usage and save money
The Future is Bright, and Your Home Can Be Too
Projects are part of an overall $95-million effort to strengthen, modernize energy grid
Ensure that you and your family have a happy holiday season
Projects are part of an overall $95 million investment to strengthen, modernize grid
Two hundred thousand children in Mississippi go to bed hungry every night. Fifty-six percent of elderly Mississippians face food shortages. These astounding facts led Entergy Mississippi to partner with local restaurateur, author and public television personality Robert St. John to help answer the question, “What if every family and business in Mississippi had an extra table for feeding hungry neighbors?”
Energy-efficient solutions and billing options can help customers manage energy bills
Tianna H. Raby, who joined Entergy Mississippi, Inc. as senior counsel in the legal department in October 2014, has been named managing counsel.
Company uses technology to build smarter energy future for customers
It’s all part of the Bright Future plan to improve service reliability
Spring is here and so is the threat of violent weather. Before severe weather threatens, make sure you are prepared with a plan that accounts for all family members, including pets.
New employees of Entergy Corporation’s transmission organization are gaining valuable knowledge and experience in maintaining substations at the new Arthur “Dub” Barfield Training Substation in Clinton, Mississippi.
Company teams with local partners to provide free tax prep
ECF’s 2016 Mississippi grants exceed $127,000; new grant requests due by Feb.1
Due to rising natural gas costs and the end of the current fuel credit, customers of Entergy Mississippi, Inc. will see a rate increase beginning in February.
The first real blast of wintry weather this season is predicted to hit Mississippi on Friday and keep temperatures below freezing through the weekend. That’s why there’s no time like the present to implement simple energy-saving tips that will help keep cash in your wallet and the cold outside where it belongs.
U.S. NRC Extends License by 20 Years, Confirms Plant’s Safe, Secure Operations
Grid modernization technologies can provide customers with money saving tools and help Entergy improve outage restoration and customer service.
Mississippians joined most of the rest of the country by setting their clocks back one hour on Nov. 6, marking the end of daylight savings time. With shorter days and longer nights, now is the time to consider outdoor security lighting, an economic and effective crime-prevention tool.
Representatives from local food pantries gathered at the Mississippi Food Network today to receive their share of 37,000 ENERGY STAR® certified Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs that Entergy Mississippi, Inc. donated to low-income Mississippians. Volunteers helped distribute the bulbs and load the boxes onto the trucks.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, more than 300,000 Entergy Mississippi customers were in the dark. Power restoration took 11 days, engaged more than 4,200 linemen and support personnel and cost more than $89 million. That bill is now paid in full, and because of that, the $.74 charge will be removed from customer’s bills beginning today.
Entergy Mississippi, Inc. announced today that on Oct. 17, 2016 (the “Redemption Date”), it will redeem all (i) $80,000,000 principal amount of its outstanding First Mortgage Bonds, 6.20% Series due April 15, 2040 (the “2040 Bonds”) and (ii) $150,000,000 principal amount of its outstanding First Mortgage Bonds, 6.0% Series due May 1, 2051 (the “2051 Bonds”).
In conjunction with WWISCAA’s Energy Conservation Workshop on Aug. 18, Entergy Mississippi donated 400 ENERGY STAR® certified Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs that were distributed to attendees.
Strengthening and modernizing the grid to power the future. That’s the goal behind Entergy Mississippi, Inc.’s $66.5 million-plus investment in infrastructure projects designed to make your electrical service even safer and more reliable.
The heat is on! While summer temperatures are reaching sweltering levels outside, you can stay one step ahead of their effect on your energy bill by implementing some simple and efficient solutions inside your home or business.
Weather forecasts released this spring differ in their predictions for the 2016 tropical storm season. But whether there are no storms, two storms or 10, Entergy Mississippi, Inc. stands ready to restore power to customers if one strikes in its service area.
Five community-minded Mississippi high school seniors are this year’s recipients of Entergy Community Power Scholarships. The $5,000 scholarships are awarded to dependents of Entergy employees and were selected for their community service and academic success.
The day was overcast but the future was bright as officials with Entergy Mississippi, Inc., joined by employees, community and business leaders, and city, county and state representatives, dedicated the third and final site in the company’s Bright Future pilot solar system.
Entergy Mississippi, Inc. will make a multi-year investment of more than $1 million from shareholders to help prepare the state’s workforce and raise its competitive level to attract business and industry.
Entergy is marking a special day Monday, April 18 when it honors its thousands of frontline workers on National Linemen Appreciation Day. The designation was established by the United States Senate in 2013 in recognition of those who work tirelessly to keep the lights on in our communities.
City, county and state representatives, community and business leaders and Entergy Mississippi, Inc. gathered on Wednesday for the company’s dedication of its Brookhaven solar site—one of three in Mississippi that make up Entergy’s “Bright Future” pilot solar system.
Jackson, Mississippi – Expanding workforce training and readiness programs in Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana is the purpose of a new $250,000 grant to Jobs for America’s Graduates from Entergy Corporation.
Due mostly to continued low natural gas prices, Entergy Mississippi customers will see rates temporarily drop again this year. Beginning in April, the typical residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt hours per month will pay $10.88 less, or just over $82, keeping rates well below the national average.
For many years, Entergy Mississippi, Inc. has partnered closely with New Stage Theatre on a touring program that brings arts education directly to the state’s school children, many of whom have never seen live theater.
During LIHEAP Action Day March 2, Entergy Mississippi representatives and community partners will make the case for increased funding of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The funding goal is at least $4.7 billion for 2017.
Entergy Corporation has named Charles Hall vice president, power plant operations for Mississippi. Previously, he served as power plant manager at Gerald Andrus plant in Greenville.
Entergy Mississippi customers will see rates drop beginning with February bills. The typical residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt hours per month will pay $6.60 less, or just over $93. That's more than 22 percent below the national average.
On Super Tax Day, Feb. 6, 2016, in Jackson at local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites, Entergy Mississippi will sponsor free tax preparation for working families. Volunteers certified by the Internal Revenue Service will help local residents determine if they qualify for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit program and other refunds and credits.
The Entergy Charitable Foundation is powering life in Mississippi communities with recent grants to nonprofit partners totaling $156,000. Charitable organizations may apply for 2016 support by completing the application form by Feb. 1, 2016.
JACKSON, Miss. -- “Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful…”While the lyrics to this popular holiday tune make winter weather sound wonderful, we all know that it can be quite challenging. And we also know that it’s an important factor in determining just how high or low your winter energy bill may be.
Northpoint Christian School in Southaven has found a solution to its high energy bills, Entergy Mississippi's energy efficiency program -- Entergy Solutions!
In the holiday movie classic, "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation," Clark Griswold sets out to create a good old-fashioned family Christmas. He lights the outside of his house with 25,000 twinkling lights, which at first fail to work (due to his faulty wiring) and then temporarily cause a city-wide power shortage and wreak havoc for his neighbors.
On October 28, Entergy’s Grand Gulf Nuclear Station hosted an open house for approximately 200 high school teachers and students to help build awareness of the many contributions of the nuclear science industry and highly-trained employees who operate the facility safely, securely and reliably.
DeSoto County, Miss.— It’s a wild idea, and Entergy Mississippi is funding it. Mississippi Wildlife Rehabilitation, Inc. has big plans for the ARK site just west of Hernando. The organization, which serves nearly half a million Mississippians in 13 counties, wants to develop the area into a full conservation-education eco-tourist destination in north Mississippi.
With daylight saving time ending on Nov. 1, shorter days and earlier nights make this a good time to add or increase outdoor security lighting, an economical and effective crime prevention tool.
Representatives from Entergy Mississippi, Inc. and DeSoto County gathered today to celebrate history in the making, and the star of the event was the sun itself.
Thirty years ago this summer, Entergy made history when Grand Gulf Nuclear Station connected to the electric grid for the first time. Three decades later, the people of Grand Gulf, located outside of Vicksburg, are building upon that legacy, providing safe, secure, clean, reliable and affordable power.
It was a lightbulb moment---Entergy Mississippi volunteers joined Mississippi Food Network representatives to pack 26,000 ENERGY STAR ®-certified compact fluorescent bulbs into food boxes destined for 85 food pantries.
Some 400 elderly, disabled and low-income customers have received free fans and free advice, courtesy of a partnership between Entergy Mississippi, Inc. and The Salvation Army.
Ed Gardner, formerly of Power South Energy Cooperative in northwest Florida, has been named director of business and economic development at Entergy Mississippi.
Customers of Entergy Mississippi, Inc. will see yet another rate reduction in the fall, this one due to lower-than-expected natural gas prices. Starting with the September billing cycle, typical residential customers using 1,000 kilowatt hours per month will pay $101.81, approximately $6.50 less than is currently charged.
Nine community organizations working to boost education, expand environmental programs, promote cultural activities or help create poverty solutions in communities served by Entergy Mississippi, Inc. have been awarded some $43,500 in grants from the Entergy Charitable Foundation.
Construction is underway on the second of three Entergy Mississippi solar pilot installations in the state, this one in DeSoto County. The installations are the first-ever utility-owned solar projects in Mississippi.
JACKSON, Miss. – Six community-minded Mississippi high school students recently received Entergy Community Power Scholarships of $5,000 each for volunteerism and academic success. Entergy annually selects graduating seniors from families of employees for this honor.
The mercury is beginning its climb up the thermometer, and you can bet it will be a good long while 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.
The month of June is traditionally known for weddings, school vacations and the official start of summer. There's much to celebrate, but there's also something to prepare for: June 1 is the official start of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season.
Magnolia Heights School in Senatobia has found a solution to its high energy bills -- Entergy Solutions!
JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (May 7, 2015) – Preliminary numbers are in and it looks like Entergy Mississippi, Inc. customers are saving big, thanks to the Public Service Commission's approval for Entergy to join MISO, a regional transmission organization.
JACKSON, Miss. – The hot Mississippi sun will soon provide Entergy Mississippi, Inc. customers with 1,500 kilowatts of electricity, enough to power 175 homes, as the company launches the state's first-ever utility-owned solar project.
Entergy today received the Edison Electric Institute's Emergency Recovery Award to recognize the company's exceptional power restoration efforts during five different storms over the course of the past year.
The third winter storm in as many weeks has Entergy Mississippi, Inc. crews standing by again, ready to take action should tonight’s forecasted winter storm cause damage to the electrical system.
Converting irrigation pumps from diesel to electric can save thousands of dollars
Thousands lose power, but ice accumulation not as heavy or widespread as expected
Annual effort helps ensure and improve electric service reliability
United Way and Entergy volunteers help residents claim Earned Income Tax Credit
Residential customers to see slight decrease in bills
Deadline for grant applications for the first cycle in 2015 is Feb. 1
Residential customers to see decrease in bills when plan takes effect
Important safety and energy-saving tips as you light up the season
Initiative Recognized by U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation as Best Economic Empowerment Program
Free energy-efficiency program for residential customers now available