Since establishing the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund in March, Entergy shareholders have committed more than $1.3 million to help community nonprofits and qualifying customers who are struggling with the financial impact of the ongoing pandemic.
Entergy’s Arkansas Nuclear One Unit 2 nuclear power plant returned to service Tuesday following a successful scheduled refueling and maintenance outage.
Partnership will provide food and funds to those on the frontlines of COVID-19
Employees at the Entergy New Orleans Power Station and Burns & McDonnell donated approximately 1,500 N95 masks to the hospital’s health care workers.
As of Friday morning, a team of 3,308 Entergy Arkansas employees, contractors and workers from other utility companies has restored power to 103,000 of the 128,000 who lost electrical service when violent storms ripped through the state Easter Sunday.
More than 3,300 Entergy employees, contractors and linemen borrowed from other utility companies are working to rebuild the electrical system, which includes replacing 1,375 broken poles, more than 2,000 spans of wire and all the related electrical components.
"Challenges are part of our business."
The Arkansas Community Foundation will administer the Arkansas Community Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund, which includes a $100,000 donation from the Entergy Charitable Foundation to provide relief to Arkansans suffering economically from the COVID-19 pandemic.
To help small businesses, Entergy Mississippi has created a hub of resources.
Entergy Arkansas has restored power to more than half of its customers who had outages from the storms late Easter Sunday and early Monday morning. About 57,000 outages remain, down from a peak of 128,000 during the severe thunderstorms.