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Entergy’s Brister earns certificate in public affairs management

Liz Martin Brister, manager of low-income initiatives for Entergy, has earned a Certificate in Public Affairs Management from the Public Affairs Council. The certificate is geared toward current and rising leaders in public affairs. The program is designed to strengthen knowledge of best practices in public affairs management, while also enhancing expertise in leading an integrated, collaborative and strategic public affairs function. ...

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Communities win Excellerator Grants from Entergy

Entergy has awarded communities more than $100,000 in matching grants through the company’s Excellerator Competitive Communities program. In its fourth year, the program recognizes excellence in marketing, site readiness and organizational excellence. “These grants are more important than ever as we work to help Mississippi recover from the economic impacts of COVID-19,” said Ed Gardner, Entergy Mississippi director of business and economic ...

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Entergy to build 100-megawatt solar farm in Delta

The Mississippi Delta will soon be home to the largest utility-owned solar farm in the state, after receiving approval from the state Public Service Commission.  Recurrent Energy, a solar facility manufacturer, will build the project on behalf of Entergy Mississippi, LLC. The project should be complete by no later than mid-2022. Once built, Entergy will assume ownership for the life ...

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Entergy Mississippi powering up Madison County mega site

The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved Entergy Mississippi’s construction of a $57-million substation at the Madison County Mega Site. The project, which also involves transmission upgrades, will give the industrial site a competitive edge in attracting large economic development projects. It will also increase service reliability in the fast-growing area of northwest Madison County. The Madison County Mega Site ...

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Entergy Mississippi acquires Choctaw County generating station

Entergy Mississippi, LLC has closed its purchase of the 810-megawatt Choctaw County Generating Station. The transaction represents a major step toward modernizing the electric grid and providing additional efficient, clean energy for customers. Located near French Camp, Mississippi, the Choctaw County Generating Station entered commercial operation in July 2003. It is a clean and modern combined-cycle natural gas turbine unit, ...

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Entergy nuclear plant shut down to fix emergency system weld

Entergy has temporarily shut down a nuclear power plant in Louisiana to fix a pipe weld in an emergency system. Entergy nuclear spokesman Mike Bowling says the likely length of the shutdown is “business-sensitive,” so he can’t talk about it. He says the utility has plans to provide all the power needed during the hot summer. According to Entergy’s website, ...

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Judge could hand $2B power rate fight to utility regulator

Days after deciding to go forward with a trial over whether a Mississippi utility overbilled its customers, the judge on Tuesday ordered fresh arguments on whether he has the authority to hear the case. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves canceled the third day of the trial, set for Tuesday, and instead instructed lawyers for Attorney General Jim Hood and Entergy ...

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Dispute over Mississippi electricity prices heads to trial

Mississippi’s attorney general wants a federal judge to order the state’s largest private utility to repay more than $1 billion he says Entergy Mississippi overcharged customers. The unit of New Orleans-based Entergy Corp. says it’s done nothing wrong and that the dispute belongs before a regulator, not a judge. AG Jim Hood says Entergy should have bought cheaper electricity from ...

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Entergy gift of $150,000 to move Fannye Cook Natural Area closer to opening

By BECKY GILLETTE Move over Central Park. The 2,700-acre Fannye Cook Natural Area along the Pearl River is Mississippi largest urban natural area–three times the size of New York City’s Central Park. A recent $150,000 grant from Entergy Mississippi will help move the natural area closer to opening. Wildlife Mississippi, a nonprofit conservation organization that owns and manages the Fannye ...

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