To meet customers’ growing demands for renewable energy and support economic development in the state, Entergy Louisiana this week filed a request with the Louisiana Public Service Commission for 224 megawatts of new solar power resources.
Today, economic development partners from the state, region, and city, recognized the groundbreaking of Propel Park, alongside the project developer, Industrial Realty Group, LLC (IRG) and the builder, Impetus. The new industrial and office development, the first facility of its kind within New Orleans city limits in over 20 years, is located within NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) campus, and construction will now begin on the 50-acre campus.
Company recognized for investing over $13 billion and creating nearly 7,000 jobs
Pilot project will help assess how electric vehicle growth impacts the power grid
For the 15th year in a row, Site Selection magazine has honored Entergy Corporation, the parent company of Entergy Louisiana and Entergy New Orleans, as being among the top electric utilities in economic development for job creation and capital investments.
Entergy Mississippi has opened a $16.6-million facility to serve as its hub for customer service, distribution operations and storm response in DeSoto County.
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.
Eight communities win matching grants to further economic development goals
Companies sign MOU to develop options designed to accelerate the deployment of new renewable energy generation resources and to increase the resiliency of power supply in Entergy Texas’s Southeast Texas service area, where Sempra Infrastructure’s facilities are under development.