Company recognized for investing over $13 billion and creating nearly 7,000 jobs
For the 15th year in a row, Site Selection magazine has honored Entergy Corporation, the parent company of Entergy Louisiana and Entergy New Orleans, as being among the top electric utilities in economic development for job creation and capital investments.
To help deliver customer solutions and protect the environment, Entergy Louisiana has expanded its shore power capabilities so that Crowley vessels operating out of the Port of Lake Charles have a more sustainable and low-emission option while docked.
The Arkansas Public Service Commission has approved the Entergy Arkansas Driver Solar Project, a new 250-megawatt AC (or 312 MW DC) renewable energy plant developed by Lightsource bp, which will be located on approximately 2,100 acres near Osceola in Mississippi County. Driver Solar will be the utility’s largest solar facility, capable of generating enough energy to power more than 40,000 homes.
Eight communities win matching grants to further economic development goals
Entergy Mississippi has purchased the former Primos facility and 10 acres, and some 25 adjacent acres in the Flora Industrial Park, and will relocate 44 employees to the site once the property is in service next year.
State’s largest utility-owned solar project will provide clean, renewable energy and an economic advantage
Entergy's Louisiana companies are continuing to partner with regional organizations to help the state, including the Greater New Orleans area, grow through economic development.
Entergy selected West Monroe, Louisiana, as the location to expand its contact center operations. The company is adding around 170 new jobs that will be comprised of customer care representatives and several supervisors and training specialists.