Building electrical infrastructure strong enough to withstand the increased intensity and frequency of storms is an important decision that must include input from customers, regulators and government policymakers. Decisions must balance reliability, affordability and sustainability.
Working as designed, NOPS is helping to restore customers in small increments because of its very flexible operating profile. That ability is critical when post storm restoration conditions change by the hour.
In March, our community partners at Giving Hope honored New Orleans Power Station employees with a Giving Hope plaque in recognition of their work with the Food Pantry of New Orleans.
Entergy New Orleans needs to be prepared to answer when called upon to supply safe, reliable and clean energy to our customers. Having a fleet that includes a diverse range of fuels is especially critical during the extreme heat that can hit Louisiana. Learn more from Entergy New Orleans president and CEO as he explains the value of a diverse fuel fleet.
For many years, Old Gentilly Rd. and Paris Rd. were the dumping grounds for street trash and old unwanted furniture, causing unsafe and inefficient travel conditions for New Orleans Power Station employees and the local community. To beautify the area, NOPS employees volunteered to clean and remove debris from the street, making it a cleaner and safer environment.
The proposed New Orleans Power Station has undergone intense scrutiny through 23 public meetings and comprehensive review by experts. It has earned the New Orleans City Council Utility Committee’s support.
Back in February, I sent an email explaining that the proposed New Orleans Power Station proceeding before the City Council was temporarily suspended at the request of Entergy New Orleans due to a recently updated forecast of future energy needs in our city.
Entergy New Orleans recently filed an unopposed request to temporarily suspend the schedule in the proposed New Orleans Power Station proceeding before the New Orleans City Council. That request was granted by the judge in the proceeding, and he has scheduled a status conference with all of the parties on March 6, 2017 to discuss next steps.