The first light is a sign of hope, early this morning, as Entergy crews turn power on for some customers in Eastern New Orleans with generation supplied by the New Orleans Power Station.
We are pleased that the Court's ruling leaves intact the settlement Resolution of the Council that allows the construction of the New Orleans Power Station to proceed.
Entergy New Orleans is pleased with the Court’s ruling today upholding the New Orleans City Council's well-reasoned decision approving the construction of the New Orleans Power Station.
Read the revised offer of settlement letter to the City Council of New Orleans from Entergy New Orleans, LLC.
Entergy Corporation sent a letter to the New Orleans City Council regarding its Entergy New Orleans, LLC Investigation Final Report.
Statement on the New Orleans City Council Independent Investigators' final report regarding Entergy New Orleans application for the New Orleans Power Station
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.