With daylight saving time ending on Nov. 1, shorter days and earlier nights make this a good time to add or increase outdoor security lighting, an economical and effective crime prevention tool.
Representatives from Entergy Mississippi, Inc. and DeSoto County gathered today to celebrate history in the making, and the star of the event was the sun itself.
Thirty years ago this summer, Entergy made history when Grand Gulf Nuclear Station connected to the electric grid for the first time. Three decades later, the people of Grand Gulf, located outside of Vicksburg, are building upon that legacy, providing safe, secure, clean, reliable and affordable power.
It was a lightbulb moment---Entergy Mississippi volunteers joined Mississippi Food Network representatives to pack 26,000 ENERGY STAR ®-certified compact fluorescent bulbs into food boxes destined for 85 food pantries.
Some 400 elderly, disabled and low-income customers have received free fans and free advice, courtesy of a partnership between Entergy Mississippi, Inc. and The Salvation Army.
Ed Gardner, formerly of Power South Energy Cooperative in northwest Florida, has been named director of business and economic development at Entergy Mississippi.
Customers of Entergy Mississippi, Inc. will see yet another rate reduction in the fall, this one due to lower-than-expected natural gas prices. Starting with the September billing cycle, typical residential customers using 1,000 kilowatt hours per month will pay $101.81, approximately $6.50 less than is currently charged.
Nine community organizations working to boost education, expand environmental programs, promote cultural activities or help create poverty solutions in communities served by Entergy Mississippi, Inc. have been awarded some $43,500 in grants from the Entergy Charitable Foundation.
Construction is underway on the second of three Entergy Mississippi solar pilot installations in the state, this one in DeSoto County. The installations are the first-ever utility-owned solar projects in Mississippi.