Entergy Louisiana is pleased to announce that the St. Charles Power Station commenced commercial operation on May 23. The 980-megawatt power station is one of the cleanest natural gas-powered plants in Entergy Louisiana’s fleet.
Hurricane season starts June 1. And although slightly below-normal activity is predicted this year, we know that it only takes one storm to affect our customers. Entergy is ready to safely and quickly restore power should a tropical system head our way.
Entergy Louisiana customers have saved more than a half of a billion dollars from the utility’s membership in MISO, a regional transmission organization.
Entergy shareholders provided $9.7 million in grants in 2018 to support more than 700 nonprofit organizations that provide essential services and help build healthy, vibrant communities across Louisiana. Approximately 50 percent of the contributions went to support education and workforce development.
Nonprofit agencies from throughout the Greater Baton Rouge area were honored Wednesday by Entergy Louisiana for assisting customers in need through The Power to Care program.
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.
Entergy Louisiana provided a $105,000 grant to the South Louisiana Economic Council as part of the company’s efforts to support regional economic development across the state.
Entergy Corporation and River Parishes Community College have collaborated to create a training center on the school’s Gonzales campus.