Posts Tagged ‘Entergy’

Entergy will sell Vermont nuke plant

by Published: November 5,2010

Tags: Entergy, nuclear plant, Vermont Yankee

MONTPELIER, Vermont — Entergy Corp. made it official Thursday: It’s putting the troubled Vermont Yankee nuclear plant on the market. But Vermont’s governor-elect said a new owner wouldn’t change his view that the plant should shut down when its current license expires in 2012. Entergy said in a statement that it is exploring the sale […] [...]

Port Gibson can’t pay its light bill

by Published: November 4,2010

Tags: Entergy

PORT GIBSON — Port Gibson has turned off most of its street lights to save money, and service from another city utility is in danger of being disrupted. “We don’t have a choice,” said Port Gibson Mayor Fred Reeves, who took office in 2008. “We don’t have a choice. The problem is, we just don’t […] [...]

Study: Environmental risks could cost Gulf Coast economy

by Published: October 21,2010

Tags: Entergy, environment, Gulf Coast, WETLAND Foundation

Source: PR Newswire NEW ORLEANS — A new study says that Gulf Coast communities could suffer more than $350 billion in economic losses over the next 20 years due to growing environmental risks. The study was released Wednesday by Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) and America’s WETLAND Foundation. Economic losses could increase up to 65 percent […] [...]

Entergy, Miss. Power make a stronger state

by Published: October 17,2010

Tags: Entergy, LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Editor, I am writing in response to your article “It’s Legal in Some States” in your October 3rd issue regarding community support by energy companies, specifically Entergy and Mississippi Power. Energy companies are regulated and limited to how much profit they can make so it isn’t as if they can base their giving back to […] [...]

Entergy expects 3Q earnings to grow 13 percent

by Published: October 15,2010

Tags: energy, Entergy, finance

NEW ORLEANS — Power provider Entergy Corp. said Friday it expects third-quarter earnings per share to grow 13 percent from the same period last year and said it’s sticking with its previous prediction for the full year. Entergy expects to report net income of $2.61 per share for the third quarter, up from $2.32 per […] [...]

MBJ is off base when it comes to IPP highway

Editor, In your recent article, “Entergy agrees to give up control,” writer Amy McCullough states that some officials “believe that Entergy has neglected transmission system improvements and purposefully engaged in keeping IPPs off its energy transportation highway.”   What is left out of this point is that, in general, the independent power producers (IPPs) cannot […] [...]

Entergy rates going up by seven percent

Entergy Mississippi’s residential customers will see a 7 percent increase in their summer electricity bills, due to a fuel adjustment increase passed by the Mississippi Public Service Commission last month. The average household will pay $6.49 more per month, resulting in a total average bill of $102.57. Ratepayer bill estimates are based on the assumption […] [...]

Four states discuss Entergy’s practices

by Published: May 2,2010

Tags: Energy Conference, Entergy

Entergy’s buying decisions mean millions for ratepayers NEW ORLEANS — Entergy has gotten a lot of attention in Mississippi over the past year, much of it due to an attorney general lawsuit accusing the company of bilking rate payers by failing to provide cheapest electricity available. The conflict between the state-regulated utility and independent power […] [...]

Four states discuss Entergy’s power purchasing practices

At the E-RSC’s second conference, regulators from Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas discussed Entergy’s power purchasing practices and transmissions system. More than 50 people attended the meeting, a number of whom represented Entergy. Others included Cleco Power, NGR Energy, Suez, Southwest Power Pool, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Entegra Power Group, Cottonwood Energy and consultants. […] [...]

Kemper Coal Plant — Are Commission conditions too much for Miss. Power?

Mississippi Power Company is taking a careful look at whether to build a $2.4 billion clean coal plant in Kemper County. The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted April 29 to approve the plant – but with several conditions MPC says “seem to make it impossible” to finance or construct. Commissioners Leonard Bentz and Lynn Posey […] [...]

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