Until the mid-20th century, electricity was mainly used for lighting. But that began to change as the means of producing, distributing and consuming electricity grew more efficient. With new electric appliances on the market, electricity became a direct competitor with natural gas, which had cornered the energy market for heating.
LSU Health Sciences Center has been working with the Energy Smart program to become more energy efficient, save money on their energy bills and impact the environment in a positive way.
Through the program, the business has replaced almost 400 light bulbs with brand-new LED bulbs and installed smart thermostats.
As far as Thanksgiving traditions go, the Gulf South knows how to do it right. For many, it is cooking up a delicious turkey dinner with family and friends or heading out to a cherished Thanksgiving Day event.
Space heating accounts for more than 45% of a typical home's annual energy use, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Upgrading to a new unit can help you save energy and money.
With rising prices in the marketplace for day-to-day items, it is important for you to know that Entergy New Orleans residential rates have declined by 5% over the last 15 years.
Do you have some uncool air conditioning habits? Don't sweat it. There's space for savings and comfort.
Energy Smart is a local energy-efficiency program that helps New Orleans electric customers save energy and money. In 2018, Energy Smart saved over 48 million kilowatt-hours and paid more than $5.6 million in incentives across residential and commercial customers. Commercial and industrial customers saved nearly 30 million kWh and received about $3.4 million in incentives.