Posts Tagged ‘Entergy’

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 […] [...]

Customers likely to pay $1M Entergy audit charge

by Published: April 4,2010

Tags: audit, energy, Entergy, HORNE

Consultant: Entergy’s fuel purchasing above-board The final bill for a state audit of Entergy Mississippi’s fuel adjustment charges, conducted by outside party HORNE LLP, is $1.019 million. The project bill was quoted to be $780,000, but according to HORNE, the price was driven up because the accounting firm had trouble obtaining needed documents from the […] [...]

Entergy to raise patrons’ light bills

Increase to begin during the summer The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted this month for an administrative change, which will add at least $10 million to Entergy Mississippi’s customers’ rates. The increase will be collected during the course of a year, beginning this summer. Entergy Mississippi serves approximately 433,000 people in 45 counties in southwestern Mississippi. […] [...]

Entergy makes concessions for spinoff

by Published: March 4,2010

Tags: energy, Entergy, nuclear energy, spinoff, utilities

NEW ORLEANS — Entergy Corp. has agreed to financial concessions in an attempt to win approval from New York regulators for its proposed spinoff of six nuclear units. The New York State Public Service Commission is scheduled Thursday to consider whether to allow the New Orleans-based Entergy to create a separate, publicly-traded company known as […] [...]

Lawmakers vote to close Entergy plant

by Published: February 25,2010

Tags: energy, Entergy, nuclear energy

MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont Senate voted yesterday to block the state’s only nuclear plant, which is operated by Entergy Corp., from operating after its license expires in 2012. This is at least a temporary setback for nuclear power only a week after President Barack Obama announced loan guarantees for building two reactors in the […] [...]

Entergy executives named ‘All-Americans’

by Published: February 22,2010

Tags: 2010 All-America Executive Team, Entergy, J. Wayne Leonard

J. Wayne Leonard, chairman and CEO of Entergy Corporation, is the top CEO in the power industry and a member of the “2010 All-America Executive Team,” according to rankings compiled by Institutional Investor magazine. Entergy also was listed as the top electric utility in the country and among the top nine companies in the nation, […] [...]

Entergy’s Leonard backs President’s plan

by Published: February 8,2010

Tags: energy, energy policy, Entergy

NEW ORLEANS — Entergy chairman and CEO J. Wayne Leonard has issued a statement in support of President Barack Obama’s energy policy. Leonard, who has been a leading industry advocate for action on comprehensive climate change legislation, issued the following statement: “We support the President’s decision to establish an Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture […] [...]

Hammons receives Teamwork award

by Published: November 30,2009

Tags: Allan Hammons, Entergy, Hammons & Associates Inc.

Greenwood businessman Allan Hammons is a 2009 recipient of Entergy Mississippi’s Teamwork Mississippi Community Leadership Award. Hammons is founder and president of Hammons & Associates Inc. advertising agency and has worked in advertising, marketing and graphic design for more than thirty years. He often lends his expertise in marketing, design and management to help promote […] [...]

Presley: Money should be returned

by Published: October 5,2009

Tags: Entergy, JACKSON, Mississippi Public Service Commission

JACKSON — Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley (D-Nettleton) said Sept. 24 that the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) should have returned $31.8 million of over-collections by Entergy Mississippi back to customers Oct. 1 rather than allowing the company to hold the funds an additional six months, until April 2010. Presley said the money […] [...]

Utilities pursuing stimulus funding

  Last April, Vice President Joe Biden and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke detailed plans by the Department of Energy (DOE), as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), to distribute more than $3.3 billion in smart grid technology development grants and an additional $615 million for smart grid storage, monitoring and technology viability. […] [...]

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