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  • Entergy Gulf States Louisiana inks deal with Sasol

    December 10, 2013 7:13 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Entergy Gulf States Louisiana has signed a six-year power supply deal with the South African energy company behind a planned $7 billion petrochemical project in Westlake. Entergy Gulf States Louisiana said Monday that it has agreed to supply up to 200 megawatts of electricity to keep... more »
  • Entergy to close operating center in Pine Bluff

    October 11, 2012 8:56 AM

    PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - Entergy Corp. has announced plans to close four system operating centers, including one in Pine Bluff, in 2015. The utility says the 100 people work at the Pine Bluff center, which is responsible for the movement of electricity and monitoring for possible overloads. The Arkansas... more »
  • Entergy replaces union workers after talks fail

    October 2, 2012 9:11 AM

    PORT GIBSON, Miss. (AP) - Entergy Nuclear has locked out union security workers at its nuclear plant near Port Gibson, Miss., after contract negotiations with the United Government Security Officers of America Local 36 failed. The current contract with plant security officers expired at midnight Sunday. Mike Balduzzi, Entergy Nuclear's... more »
  • Entergy: Safety culture growing at Palisades plant

    March 22, 2012 6:34 AM

    SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (AP) - Operators of the Palisades nuclear plant in southwestern Michigan say they're making progress in the face of a series of safety issues and a poor report card from federal regulators. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission held another in a series of public meetings in South Haven... more »
  • Entergy giving away free trees

    October 17, 2011 6:28 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Power provider Entergy Corp. said it will provide 10,000 free trees to its residential customers in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi. Entergy says the plan is part of the Arbor Day Foundation's program aimed at conserving energy through strategic tree planting, which provides shade. In return... more »
  • Entergy Storm Preparedness

    September 2, 2011 12:34 PM

    Entegy Gulf States Louisiana, L.L.C is watching the system over the Gulf of Mexico very carefully and preparing for a potential impact. All Entergy's utility companies in Louisiana are preparing for high winds, elevated tides, rain and flooding that could affect the companies' service in the southern parishes. Line crews... more »
  • Entergy providing more money to pay power bills

    August 24, 2011 6:35 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Power provider Entergy Corp. is providing $1 million across its four-state service region to help elderly and disabled customers pay their summer electricity bills. Entergy said Tuesday that $500,000 will come from its shareholders. At the same time, shareholders will give $2 for every $1 in... more »
  • LSU, Entergy promoting electric car use

    July 7, 2011 6:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU and Entergy officials are encouraging energy-efficient electric cars, installing two new vehicle chargers on the university's Baton Rouge campus. The chargers will provide free power to students, faculty and staff who use electric vehicles. In exchange, Entergy Louisiana LLC and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana... more »
  • Winter weather leaving thousands in the dark

    February 4, 2011 11:26 PM

    Many of those falling branches are snapping power lines, knocking out heat and electricity to thousands of customers. Some residents, still without power late Friday night. Both Entergy and CLECO still have some scattered outages and they say some people may not have their power turned back on until Saturday... more »
  • Power Companies Prepare for Ice Storm

    February 3, 2011 7:39 PM

    The four major power companies in Acadiana are closely watching the radars. At their stations, it's all hands on deck. SLEMCO , CLECO , Entergy and LUS are all calling in back up crews from across the state, in preparation for Thursday night's ice storm. "We are preparing. We... more »
  • Energy Overload May Lead to Blackouts

    June 20, 2010 8:10 PM

    The summer often brings high energy bills, but this year energy companies are worried that some may be left without cool air. Mary Laurent, Communications Manager at Slemco, said the high temperatures aren’t the only thing to blame "we've also had higher than normal growth in our area,... more »
  • 1,000 Entergy Customers Without Power

    March 24, 2010 12:38 PM

    Update: Energy has been almost fully restored with 8 residents still being affected. --------------------------------------------------------- Approximately 1,000 Entergy customers will be without power for several hours today after a car hit a pole near Milton. Entergy crews must replace the pole that was hit and straighten four more poles... more »
  • Scott School Without Heat

    January 11, 2010 1:51 PM

    More than 800 people were left without power-- and thus, heat-- Monday morning after a power line went down on Ambassador Caffery Parkway. Included in this outage was Westside Elementary School in Scott. School principal Lisa Thomas says she got a call at 6:45 that there was no power... more »

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