The day was overcast but the future was bright as officials with Entergy Mississippi, Inc., joined by employees, community and business leaders, and city, county and state representatives, dedicated the third and final site in the company’s Bright Future pilot solar system.
Entergy Mississippi, Inc. will make a multi-year investment of more than $1 million from shareholders to help prepare the state’s workforce and raise its competitive level to attract business and industry.
Entergy is marking a special day Monday, April 18 when it honors its thousands of frontline workers on National Linemen Appreciation Day. The designation was established by the United States Senate in 2013 in recognition of those who work tirelessly to keep the lights on in our communities.
City, county and state representatives, community and business leaders and Entergy Mississippi, Inc. gathered on Wednesday for the company’s dedication of its Brookhaven solar site—one of three in Mississippi that make up Entergy’s “Bright Future” pilot solar system.
Jackson, Mississippi – Expanding workforce training and readiness programs in Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana is the purpose of a new $250,000 grant to Jobs for America’s Graduates from Entergy Corporation.
Due mostly to continued low natural gas prices, Entergy Mississippi customers will see rates temporarily drop again this year. Beginning in April, the typical residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt hours per month will pay $10.88 less, or just over $82, keeping rates well below the national average.
For many years, Entergy Mississippi, Inc. has partnered closely with New Stage Theatre on a touring program that brings arts education directly to the state’s school children, many of whom have never seen live theater.
During LIHEAP Action Day March 2, Entergy Mississippi representatives and community partners will make the case for increased funding of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The funding goal is at least $4.7 billion for 2017.
Entergy Corporation has named Charles Hall vice president, power plant operations for Mississippi. Previously, he served as power plant manager at Gerald Andrus plant in Greenville.