Energy Smart is a local energy-efficiency program that helps New Orleans electric customers save energy and money. In 2018, Energy Smart saved over 48 million kilowatt-hours and paid more than $5.6 million in incentives across residential and commercial customers. Commercial and industrial customers saved nearly 30 million kWh and received about $3.4 million in incentives.
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.
The Southeast’s normally mild winters don’t typically result in high energy bills. However, in parts of Entergy’s service area, temperatures recently reached 20 to 30 degrees below average.
Extremely cold weather can create heavy demand for power and affect the electric system, causing outages that may take longer than normal to restore. Here’s why.