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.
Winter Storm Riley’s powerful blow to the East Coast continued to be felt Sunday with approximately 1 million homes and businesses in 16 states still in the dark. As part of Entergy’s mutual assistance contingent, some 200 Louisiana employees and contractors are on their way to help restore power to those who need it.
The National Weather Service has designated Feb. 19-23, 2018 as Severe Weather Awareness Week. Both the Louisiana and New Orleans offices of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness have joined in the recognition. Entergy prepares year-round for disruptive storm events and encourages everyone to prepare, too.
Support from the Entergy Charitable Foundation has helped Posse New Orleans fulfill the college-bound dreams of more than 150 high-school scholars, many of whom would have otherwise lacked the resources to continue their education.
Entergy New Orleans is making good on its commitment to include up to 100 megawatts of renewable energy resources in the company’s generation mix.
“Throw me somethin’ mister” is a familiar phrase around the Crescent City this time of year, and as everyone prepares to catch as many Mardi Gras beads as they can, Entergy New Orleans is gearing up to make sure local customers claim something else – the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Our power reliability coordinator, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, is requesting Entergy customers voluntarily reduce their electricity usage on Thursday, Jan. 18, between 5 a.m. and 11 a.m.
As another Arctic blast grips the city, Entergy New Orleans reminds everyone to stay smart about gas and electricity usage while they’re staying warm.
The beginning of a new year is always an exciting time. But once the celebrations wind down, it's time to reflect on changes that can make a big difference in 2018. Why not make lowering your energy usage one of those changes?