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Entergy welcomes Bennett, Johnson

Russell Bennett and Lawrence Johnson have joined Entergy Mississippi Inc.’s governmental affairs department. Bennett will serve as lead governmental affairs executive and Johnson will be manager of regional customer service and governmental affairs. Bennett, a graduate of the University of Mississippi, most recently served as vice president of government relations for the Mississippi Bankers Association. There, he worked closely with ...

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MARTIN WILLOUGHBY: Positive style pays off for Entergy's Fisackerly

Organizations face challenges daily. The key is how they respond. The leader’s role is crucial in setting the tone for the organization. Leadership guru Kevin Eikenberry noted, “Remember that whatever energy you bring to your work will be noticed and amplified. Your personal attitude is a huge part of the energy you inject into your team and organization.” A positive ...

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Entergy announces changes

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 named at a later date. In addition, Robert (Bob) Sloan, executive vice president and general counsel, announced his decision to retire as general counsel. Replacing ...

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Committee makes nominations

In accordance with the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership by-laws, chairman Paul Moak appointed a nominating committee chaired by Clay Hays. This committee reported their actions to president Duane O’Neill, who in turn is authorized to notify the entire membership of the nominating committee’s report. Candidates to serve a three-year term expiring December 2014 are: Freddie Bagley, Community Bank; David Barrentine, ...

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Can solar be economical?

A 75 percent MDA grant and 30 percent federal tax credit helps solar can pay for itself quickly Solar is expensive. But a few homeowners and businesses in Mississippi have found a way to use solar and make money or break even over time with the energy savings their panels provide. As Ludlow poultry farmer Andy Stone found, when crunching ...

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PSC votes to discuss utility donations of ratepayers' $

What organizations got ratepayer money and how much? Click on the years below: Entergy Mississippi’s Disallowed & Allowed Charitable Contributions * 2007 * 2008 * 2009 Mississippi Power Company’s Disallowed & Allowed Charitable Contributions * 2007 * 2008 * 2009 The Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) has voted unanimously to open a docket to explore restricting the amounts of charitable ...

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PSC selects companies to perform electric utility audits

If the selected companies stick to their bids, Mississippi ratepayers should save money on audits of their public electric utilities this year. The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved bids for the fiscal year 2010 audits of Mississippi Power Company and Entergy Mississippi that cumulatively total less than $1 million. Contracts have not been finalized. Last year’s audits cost more ...

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Department of Justice launches probe of Entergy

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating Entergy Corporation’s transmissions system and electricity-purchasing practices. The New Orleans-based company disclosed the investigation prior to the opening of financial markets Tuesday. Entergy says the investigation involves Entergy Arkansas, Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, Entergy Louisiana, Entergy Mississippi, Entergy Texas and Entergy New Orleans. The investigation also covers Entergy Services Inc. The DOJ investigation ...

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Entergy Mississippi elects board members

A diverse cross-section of Mississippi’s business and community leaders will serve on Entergy Mississippi’s board of directors. The directors are: Scott Coopwood – Cleveland, owner, Coopwood Communications; Daniel W. Jones, M.D. – Oxford, chancellor, University of Mississippi; Rhonda Newman Keenum – Starkville, founder and partner, The WIT Group; Donald E. Meiners – Jackson, retired Entergy Mississippi president and chief executive ...

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