Posts Tagged ‘generation’

TVA: Lack of rainfall negatively imacting hydroelectric generation

by MBJ Staff Published: May 17,2012

Tags: drought, electricity, energy, generation, hydroelectric, reservoirs, utilities, Weather

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — The Tennessee Valley Authority says a lack of rainfall has hydroelectric generation running 12 percent below normal. Hydro is TVA’s cheapest source of electricity, but accounts for only about 8 percent of the power the federal utility produces. The lower water level in the reservoirs might have more effect on recreation, including […] [...]

Executives retiring from Entergy; utility sees drop in net income

NEW ORLEANS — Entergy Corporation has announced changes on its executive team following the announcement of two of its officers. Gary Taylor, group president of utility operations at Entergy Corporation, will be retiring from the company May 31. Taylor will continue to lead utility operations with a transition period to his successor, who will be […] [...]

Protestors gather in Vermont to stop Entergy nuclear plant

by Associated Press Published: January 25,2012

Tags: distribution, electricity, energy, environment, generation, nuclear, power, protest, protestors, state government

JACKSON — Four days after a federal judge ruled that the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant in Montpelier, Vt., can continue operating, demonstrators gathered outside the Statehouse to call for the Entergy Corp. plant to be shut down. About 15 people stood in front of the Statehouse in the rain holding signs saying “Retire Vermont Yankee, […] [...]

TVA has spent $11M on defense of ash spill

by Associated Press Published: December 19,2011

Tags: accident, attorneys, disaster, disaster recovery, electricity, energy, environment, generation, law, lawyers, legal fees, power, utilities

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — The Tennessee Valley Authority has spent almost $11 million so far on outside legal help to battle lawsuits from the Kingston Plant coal ash spill. The nation’s largest public utility told The Associated Press it paid about $10.8 million to the Shook Hardy & Bacon law firm of Kansas City, Mo. The […] [...]

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