Residents in El Dorado may have noticed trucks and crews around town working on a significant equipment upgrade. Workers are scheduled to rebuild transmission lines through the middle of November. There will be more work in substations from December through February, although not as visible to customers.
Twenty nonprofit organizations in communities served by Entergy Arkansas, Inc., were among the beneficiaries of more than $142,000 awarded through the Entergy Charitable Foundation first round of grants for 2018. Requests for funding through the Entergy Charitable Foundation are reviewed twice annually. The foundation has a special focus on low-income initiatives as well as educational and literacy programs.
Entergy Corporation is among just four U.S. electric utility companies named to the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI). Only companies that excel in developing and implementing long-term economic, environmental and social strategies and actions are included on the index.
The two operating units at Indian Point Energy Center, Unit 2 and Unit 3, received their renewed operating licenses today from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), ending more than 11 years of regulatory review.
MISO has terminated the appeal to limit electricity use, effective at 6:30 p.m. on September 15. Action initially requested due to demand potentially exceeding available generation.
Entergy Louisiana is sending a team of nearly 200 employees and contractors to the East Coast to help restore power following anticipated widespread damage by Hurricane Florence.
As heavy rains and flash flooding soak Southeast Texas this week, Entergy Texas is also closely monitoring a tropical system near the Yucatan Peninsula that is predicted to land somewhere on the Texas coast.
Line workers and support team to respond to threat from Hurricane Florence
Entergy has partnered with Southern University to further support their mutual commitment to developing engineering talent for the future. A $2 million grant to Southern University from Entergy and the Entergy Charitable Foundation will support classroom and lab infrastructure improvements, as well as curriculum and faculty professional development for the university’s engineering program.