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’s Louisiana utilities are sending a team of 170 employees and contractors to help safely restore power in Northwest Florida following anticipated widespread damage by Hurricane Michael.
Entergy’s Louisiana utilities remain prepared for the potential impact from Tropical Storm Gordon, which is expected to make landfall Tuesday night along the Mississippi coast.
Entergy’s Louisiana utilities continue to monitor the potential for impact to Louisiana from Tropical Storm Gordon. Forecasters have put southeast Louisiana under a tropical storm warning. The National Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane watch for parts of the Gulf Coast.
Leadership changes at Entergy New Orleans.
Effective Monday, August 20, Charles Rice, currently president and chief executive officer of Entergy New Orleans, LLC will transition to a new role in Entergy’s legal department. Rod West, group president, utility operations for Entergy Corporation, will add the role of interim president and chief executive officer of Entergy New Orleans to his responsibilities until a successor is named.
Entergy New Orleans announced today that it is withdrawing its filing of July 31 that proposed a change in the electricity and gas rates for New Orleans customers.
In its first comprehensive base rate case since 2008, Entergy New Orleans today filed a plan with the New Orleans City Council to establish a single, uniform rate structure for all Orleans Parish customers, while improving reliability, modernizing the grid and utilizing new technologies that will provide customers with innovative solutions and help them take greater control over their energy costs.
Melonie Stewart has been named vice president of customer service for Entergy’s two Louisiana utility companies. She will lead Entergy’s distribution engineering, operations and customer service organization in Louisiana.