The number of electric vehicles on U.S. roads could reach 26.4 million in 2030, according to the Edison Electric Institute. This explosive growth is prompting dramatic changes in the fundamental way in which we operate.
The Public Utilities Act divided the state into service territories for energy companies like Mississippi Power & Light, which later became Entergy Mississippi, allowing them to be more focused and efficient.
Entergy Mississippi turned on Sunflower Solar Station—the largest renewable energy-generating site in the state—in late 2022 and it now produces enough power for 16,000 homes.
For 16 consecutive years, Site Selection magazine has recognized Entergy as a top utility for economic growth in the communities we serve, which include some of the largest and most power-intensive industries in the United States.
At the end of July, five rising seniors from New Orleans high schools completed our Know Your Power High School Internship pilot program.
A $110 million reliability project designed to meet the growing electrical demand and improve service on the Bolivar Peninsula will soon move to the next phase of construction.
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.
Construction is well underway for a new substation that will supply power to the new U. S. Steel mill in Northeast Arkansas.
Entergy Arkansas is working to limit the number of outages that trees, strong winds and storm debris can cause.