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Southwest Power Pool continues to woo Entergy Corp.

NEW ORLEANS — If regulators don’t approve Entergy Corp.’s bid to join regional power group MISO, another regional transmission organization is waiting with open arms. Southwest Power Pool, based in Little Rock, Ark., continues to press Entergy to join it instead. The Arkansas Public Service Commission, which says it won’t approve Entergy joining MISO unless a number of conditions are ...

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Louisiana PSC approves Entergy's bid to join MISO

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Public Service Commission has approved Entergy Louisiana, LLC’s and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, LLC’s proposal to join a large regional transmission organization. The LPSC unanimously approved the joint application of the two companies to join the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator Inc. or MISO. Louisiana is the first state in which approval has been ...

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Entergy Mississippi reports project not 'indefinitely' postponed

JACKSON — Entergy Mississippi Inc. says a news release from the Mississippi Department of Transportation about a transmission line installment project near the I-55/I-220 interchange in Jackson was inaccurate. The MDOT news release, which ran on the MBJ site March 7, said the project was “indefinitely” postponed due to a permitting issue. Mara Hartman, senior communications specialist at Entergy Mississippi, ...

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Irby acquires Arkansas' oldest electrical distributor

JACKSON — Irby, a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Treadway Electric of Little Rock, Ark., effective Jan. 1, 2012. Terms were not disclosed. Established in 1905, Treadway is Arkansas’ oldest electrical distributor and employs over 100 employees in 14 locations throughout the state of Arkansas. It will continue to operate as Treadway, ...

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Entergy presents report on MISO membership to Commissioners

JACKSON — Entergy Mississippi Inc. has provided a report to the Mississippi Public Service Commission outlining the expected benefits of joining the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator. On April 25, the company announced its proposal to join MISO, a regional transmission organization serving 13 states. Entergy Mississippi anticipates formally asking the MPSC for approval later this year to transfer operational ...

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