Posts Tagged ‘Entergy’

Flood cost estimates will arrive as slowly as water’s fall

The Mississippi River may have reached its crest, but that doesn’t mean state agencies or private sector businesses can start to evaluate the financial hit they have taken from the historic flood. Water started receding the third week of May, but it has so far been a slow drop. National Weather Service officials estimate that […] [...]

Charitable Giving & Public Utilities

JACKSON- Northern District Commissioner Brandon Presley on the Miss. Public Service Commission’s ruling this week against public utilities using a “consumer tax” to finance corporate charitable giving. [...]

FERC: Entergy overcharged customers

by Published: December 19,2010

Tags: ENERGY & UTILITIES, Entergy, FERC, refunds

Mississippi could receive millions in refunds A federal regulatory judge has ruled that Entergy Corp. overcharged customers in Mississippi and three other states by selling low-cost power to third parties for profit. The decision states that shareholders should make refunds but did not specify the extent of damages. If the decision is upheld by the […] [...]

Vt. nuke plant closes after radioactive water leak

by Published: November 8,2010

Tags: Entergy, Vermont Yankee nuclear plant

MONTPELIER, Vermont — Technicians at the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant will begin work Monday morning to fix a pipe that leaked radioactive water and forced the plant to shut down. The nuclear reactor was taken out of service at 7 p.m. Sunday. Plant spokesman Larry Smith estimated it would take 13 hours to cool down […] [...]

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


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 […] [...]

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