In recognition of this year's National Pro Bono Week, Entergy employees joined together Oct. 27 to help low-income community members during Entergy's second annual Day of Pro Bono Service.
Forty-five attorneys and law students, including 18 Entergy attorneys, collaborated to support a virtual legal clinic created and organized by Entergy, answering questions submitted to freelegalanswers.org by low-income community members throughout the service area in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
MOU will help federal agencies in Arkansas meet goals of sourcing 100% CFE by 2030
November 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - On Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the 2022 United Nations at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, the Biden-Harris Administration announced the federal government’s first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a utility to work toward achieving 100 percent carbon pollution-free electricity (CFE), at least 50 percent of which would be provided on a 24/7 basis, in line with the requirements of Executive Order 14057.
Shore power provides customer solutions and helps protect the environment
LAKE CHARLES, La., November 8, 2022 /3BL Media/ - To help deliver customer solutions and protect the environment, Entergy Louisiana has expanded its shore power capabilities so that Crowley vessels operating out of the Port of Lake Charles have a more sustainable and low-emission option while docked.
Company’s largest solar project helps meet U. S. Steel’s sustainability goals
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., November 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Arkansas Public Service Commission has approved the Entergy Arkansas Driver Solar Project, a new 250-megawatt AC (or 312 MW DC) renewable energy plant developed by Lightsource bp, which will be located on approximately 2,100 acres near Osceola in Mississippi County. Driver Solar will be the utility’s largest solar facility, capable of generating enough energy to power more than 40,000 homes.
Entergy recentely celebrated Nuclear Science Week, October 17th though the 21st. NSW is an international, broadly observed week-long celebration to focus local, regional and international interests on all aspects of nuclear science. Nuclear Science Week is celebrated during the third week of October each year.
Earlier this year, Entergy was proud to sponsor Black Tech NOLA, an annual innovation conference created to raise awareness around building an accessible and equitable technology talent pipeline in the New Orleans region. This is the fifth year the event was held in June in downtown New Orleans, coinciding with the annual Essence Music Festival. The three-day event hosted hundreds of industry leaders and global brands together to focus on jobs and career pathways in media, film, gaming, design and music in the technology industry.
This week is National Drive Electric Week, and we are highlighting the substantial investments that America’s electric companies are making to accelerate the electrification of transportation and the adoption of electric vehicles.
Entergy is sending an initial wave of more than 820 restoration workers to support a safe restoration effort in anticipation of widespread damage from Hurricane Ian, including vegetation and line crews.
According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Ian is expected to make landfall on the west coast of central Florida as a major hurricane early morning Thursday, currently posing the highest risk from Fort Myers to the Tampa Bay region. Ian’s hurricane-force winds will likely cause life-threatening storm surge, flooding and significant damage to areas hit the hardest.
Entergy awards more than $7.9 million in charitable contributions for first half of 2022
Entergy Corporation and the Entergy Charitable Foundation awarded more than $7.9 million in shareholder contributions to 565 nonprofit organizations throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas during the first half of this year. More than half of the contributions went toward organizations that support bill payment assistance for residential customers, education and social programs in diverse and primarily underrepresented communities.
We’re doing more to help our customers and communities through these challenging times
NEW ORLEANS, July 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - June’s higher than usual temperatures, which drove record energy usage, and dramatically higher natural gas prices produced some of the highest electric bills ever seen throughout the region and nation, including the customers we serve. If you combine this with rising costs on a national scale for seemingly everything, our friends and neighbors are experiencing a major financial strain right now.