Where empty commercial rooftops once stood, shiny new panels are capturing the power of the sun and putting it directly on the electric distribution grid for the benefit of all customers. Entergy New Orleans has made significant progress in constructing its 5 megawatt commercial-scale rooftop solar pilot project, which was approved by the New Orleans City Council in June 2018.
Proposed $138.4M project to produce 100MW of renewable energy
West Baton Rouge Parish could soon become home to a 50-megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant, the largest solar facility currently planned for Louisiana.
State and local leaders joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources and Entergy Arkansas this morning to celebrate the commissioning of Arkansas’ largest universal solar energy project – the Stuttgart Solar Energy Center.
Entergy New Orleans is making good on its commitment to include up to 100 megawatts of renewable energy resources in the company’s generation mix.
Entergy New Orleans, Inc. filed an application with the New Orleans City Council on Friday, Oct. 6 seeking approval of a project to construct 5 megawatts of commercial-scale rooftop solar systems as part of its commitment to pursue up to 100 MW of renewable resources.
The day was overcast but the future was bright as officials with Entergy Mississippi, Inc., joined by employees, community and business leaders, and city, county and state representatives, dedicated the third and final site in the company’s Bright Future pilot solar system.
City, county and state representatives, community and business leaders and Entergy Mississippi, Inc. gathered on Wednesday for the company’s dedication of its Brookhaven solar site—one of three in Mississippi that make up Entergy’s “Bright Future” pilot solar system.
Entergy leadership hosted elected officials, community leaders and other dignitaries today at existing company property in New Orleans East to break ground on the city's first utility-scale solar project.