Entergy New Orleans Celebrates Earth Week and Volunteer Month
Elise Moore, transmission engineer I, voluntarily joined Entergy New Orleans’ storm logistics team for the first time during Hurricane Zeta. To help support crews, she booked hotel rooms, provided meals and provided safe storage for nearly 200 lineworkers to leave their equipment and trucks overnight.
It has been nearly a year since Entergy Arkansas suspended disconnects for nonpayment. During this time, Entergy Arkansas also implemented an Enhanced Customer Assistance Plan that provides customers with flexible options to extend time to pay.
One thousand Entergy customers across the company’s service territory in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas took the opportunity during fall 2020 to help improve and protect the environment with a free tree from Entergy to plant at home.
Danny Games, director of business and economic development for Entergy Arkansas, traces the roots of what he does for a living to 1913, the year Harvey Couch created the company that would eventually become Entergy. Couch built his business on the philosophy and on the slogan, "Helping Build Arkansas."
In its spirit of innovation, Entergy builds infrastructure for port-side maritime electrification to reduce both emissions and maintenance costs.
Entergy Chairman and CEO Leo Denault is fond of saying, “Entergy was focused on ESG before ESG was cool.” He has good reason—the energy company has been a leader in sustainability and environmental stewardship for two decades.
Got your new advanced meter yet? As we begin the new year, we’ve already upgraded about 407,000 meters in Arkansas. We’re on track to have all 715,000 customers converted to advanced meters by the end of this year.