As part of long-term planning to ensure that Entergy New Orleans, Inc. can continue to serve the city’s energy and capacity needs, the company today filed an application with the New Orleans City Council seeking its approval to build the New Orleans Power Station – a new, modern power plant – at its existing Michoud site in an industrial area on the eastern edge of New Orleans.
Entergy’s Indian Point Unit 2 nuclear power plant has returned to service following its successful scheduled $120 million refueling outage and comprehensive inspection and upgrade of plant equipment and systems.
How power companies are working toward sustainable electricity in North America.
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) announced today the publication of a first-of-its-kind book titled Sustainable Electricity: Case Studies from Electric Power Companies in North America. The book is a compilation of company-authored case studies describing how power companies are working toward sustainable electricity in North America as the industry experiences rapidly changing energy system operations and business models.
Burying power lines underground may improve the landscape, but it does have its drawbacks. Most notably, when a power outage occurs, it may be more difficult to find the exact place in the line that needs to be repaired. Plus, making repairs becomes more complicated because of the digging involved to get to the line.
Entergy officials joined with business and community leaders and elected officials at the Nelson Power Station in Westlake today to “cut the wire” on one of the largest single transmission projects in Entergy’s history.
Taking a major step toward providing additional efficient, clean energy resources for new and existing customers and modernizing the company’s power generation fleet, Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) announced that its subsidiaries, Entergy Arkansas, Inc., Entergy Louisiana, LLC, and Entergy New Orleans, Inc., closed their purchase of the 1,980-megawatt (summer rating) Union Power Station located near El Dorado, Arkansas. The purchase was closed on Thursday.
Entergy New Orleans, Inc. crews began working Monday, Jan. 4 on Lafayette Street from South Galvez Street to Bertrand Street, as the company continues the technological upgrade to its electric power transmission system. Work on this segment will continue through Monday, Jan. 11, weather permitting, and will include the project’s final Interstate 10 crossing.
Beginning Wednesday, Dec. 9 and running through Monday, Dec. 14, weather permitting, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. crews will be working on South Galvez Street, from Erato to Poydras streets, as the company continues the technological upgrade to its electric power transmission system. Work on these segments will include crossing Interstate 10.
Crews continue working on the second phase of Entergy New Orleans' technological upgrade to the electric power transmission system -- Ninemile generation-Derbigny substation -- and will undertake the second in a series of interstate crossings this week.