Entergy’s Louisiana customers can receive free tax preparation and have a chance to win money at Entergy’s Super Tax Day events held Saturdays in February.
Crews expect to restore power tonight to all but a small number of customers in the hardest hit communities of Claiborne and Webster parishes. Approximately 100 customers in Claiborne parish and 250 in Webster parish will be restored Tuesday.
Entergy’s Louisiana utilities remain prepared for the potential impact from severe weather today and tomorrow.
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented Entergy Corporation with the association’s “Emergency Assistance Award” after a severe windstorm impacted Dallas in June. Entergy also received the association’s “Emergency Recovery Award” for its outstanding power restoration efforts after Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana in July.
Entergy’s Louisiana companies recently provided $200,000 to Greater New Orleans, Inc. to support the organization’s economic development efforts in 10 south Louisiana parishes. The funds will be used to create business development, retention and environmental programs in the Greater New Orleans area.
Customers have saved approximately $1.3 billion on electric bills since the utility subsidiaries of Entergy Corporation became members of Midcontinent Independent System Operator, a regional transmission organization.
The 2019 tax season represented a milestone for Entergy in Louisiana’s efforts to help low-income customers break the cycle of poverty. Since 2009, Entergy’s free Super Tax Day events have helped nearly 73,000 working families in Louisiana receive $126 million in Earned Income Tax Credit refunds.
Thousands of Louisiana families will have access to nutritious food this holiday season thanks to Entergy’s partnerships with local community service organizations.
Entergy Louisiana’s $100 million reliability project underway on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish and Plaquemines Parish will strengthen the delivery of reliable energy to existing and future customers in the area.