Entergy New Orleans filed with the New Orleans City Council Monday its proposal for implementing the benefits of the recent federal tax reform legislation. If approved by the council, customers would realize approximately $47 million annually in near-term tax savings and an additional $71 million in savings over the longer term.
Students in Orleans Parish and the surrounding area will soon have a place to call home as they learn about ecology and what it takes to maintain a critical coastal forest ecosystem thanks to a grant from Entergy.
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.