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Entergy earns 30th EEI Emergency Response Award

The Edison Electric Institute has awarded Entergy Corporation its 30th Emergency Response Award for the company’s assistance in restoring power to citizens following Hurricane Florence in September 2018. EEI has awarded Entergy with a national storm-response award for 21 consecutive years in recognition of the company’s recovery and mutual-assistance work. Hurricane Florence was a powerful and long-lived storm that affected ...

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EEI honors Entergy again for disaster response

NEW ORLEANS — The Edison Electric Institute has awarded Entergy Corporation with the association’s Emergency Recovery Award and Emergency Assistance Award. These honors recognize Entergy’s exceptional power restoration efforts after a widespread winter storm and tornadoes in December 2012 and its assistance to Alabama Power after severe storms in March 2013. This is the 16th consecutive year Entergy has received ...

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Forward-thinking power companies transform “disruptions” into opportunities

The Edison Electric Institute has warned that “disruptive challenges” caused by recent technological and economic changes could result in considerable impacts to the electric utility industry. But forward-thinking power companies will be able to transform ‘disruptions’ into opportunities that will result in earning a reasonable rate of return, said Steven Scheurich, vice president of service delivery for Entergy. The utility ...

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Is danger ahead for utility companies?

At one time telephone companies had monopolies providing landline telephones. Deregulation meant that telephone companies were split up, people could choose which company to get service from, and telephone companies lost their monopoly. Later, cell phones further disrupted the landline telephone company model. Could monopoly power companies be the next business model to be disrupted by new technology? Could energy ...

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