Entergy Corporation sent a letter to the New Orleans City Council regarding its Entergy New Orleans, LLC Investigation Final Report.
The following is a statement from Entergy Corporation.
Entergy Corporation today announced that it has completed an internal investigation to determine whether any supporters of Entergy New Orleans’ proposed New Orleans Power Station were paid to appear or speak at certain public meetings sanctioned by the Council of the City of New Orleans. Upon completing an extensive investigation, Entergy can confirm that it did not pay, nor did it authorize any other person or entity to pay, individuals to attend or speak at Council meetings. Furthermore, Entergy was not aware that any person or entity engaged on its behalf would do so or had done so.
The New Orleans City Council voted today to approve construction of the New Orleans Power Station, a 128-megawatt unit composed of seven natural gas-fired reciprocating engines. This modern, efficient electric generating facility will support reliable service and essential grid stability, and help to support the inclusion of renewables into the company’s resource portfolio.
Entergy New Orleans, Inc. filed an application with the New Orleans City Council today seeking approval to construct a modern, efficient electric generating facility, referred to as the New Orleans Power Station.
Entergy New Orleans is hosting Information Sessions in December to keep the community fully informed about its investments in the city, including the newly proposed New Orleans Power Station.
Entergy New Orleans is hosting Information Sessions in November to keep the community fully informed about its investments in the city, including the newly proposed New Orleans Power Station.
As part of long-term planning to ensure that Entergy New Orleans, Inc. can continue to serve the city’s energy and capacity needs, the company today filed an application with the New Orleans City Council seeking its approval to build the New Orleans Power Station – a new, modern power plant – at its existing Michoud site in an industrial area on the eastern edge of New Orleans.