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Presley named committee VP

Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley has been elected by his peers to serve as vice president of the Entergy Regional State Committee (E-RSC), which is composed of state regulators from Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and the City of New Orleans. Presley has represented the Mississippi Public Service Commission on the E-RSC since its creation in 2009. Other members ...

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Regulators OK Entergy transmission system

NEW ORLEANS — Federal regulators have extended a four-year-old arrangement with Entergy Corp. on how the company will manage its regional power transmission system. The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that the extension includes some changes aimed at giving officials in the four states where Entergy operates more input on potential new investment to the power grid, and ones that could ...

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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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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. The bipartisan E-RSC comprises Democrats ...

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Multi-state Entergy Transmissions Meeting to be Held Thursday

The newly formed Entergy Regional State Committee (ERSC) will convene for the second time Thursday in New Orleans to discuss the structure of the Entergy Transmission System, which serves Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas. The ERSC held its first meeting in August 2009 — the first time Southern states have met to offer collective state regulatory agency input on the ...

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