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2013-12-09 12:21:59

New ethane cracker facility will add up to 200 megawatts of peak demand by 2017 BATON ROUGE, La., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, L.L.C. signed a six-year commercial and contractual agreement with Sasol North America, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sasol Limited, to supply up to 200 megawatts of electric power to Sasol's proposed ethane cracker and derivatives project in Westlake, La., beginning in mid-2015. (Logo:...

2013-10-23 08:24:17

New methanol plant will add up to 30 megawatts of peak demand BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, L.L.C. has signed a commercial and contractual agreement with Methanex USA LLC to supply up to 30 megawatts of power to Methanex's new methanol facility in Geismar. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/MM74349LOGO) In July 2012, Methanex announced plans to relocate a 1 million metric ton methanol production plant from Chile to a...

2013-07-23 20:20:35

BUCHANAN, N.Y., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A former employee of Entergy at its Indian Point Energy Center was arrested today on federal charges brought by the U.S. Attorney's Office for falsifying documents at Indian Point in 2012. Indian Point employees uncovered the falsification and reported it to plant management who in turn immediately notified the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Entergy conducted a prompt investigation that concluded deliberate falsification of records likely...

2013-06-20 08:22:21

NEW ORLEANS, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation today announced the election of Admiral Kirkland H. Donald, U. S. Navy (retired) to its Board of Directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/MM74349LOGO) Donald, 59, spent 38 years as an officer in the U.S. Navy and is currently executive vice president, chief operating officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. "We are fortunate to add someone of Admiral Donald's...

2013-04-17 12:22:23

NEW ORLEANS, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) has declared a quarterly dividend of 83 cents per common share. The payment date is June 3, 2013, to stockholders of record on May 9, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/MM74349LOGO) Entergy Corporation, which is celebrating its 100(th) birthday this year, is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations....

2013-02-22 12:21:59

Companies Urge Commission to Protect Electric Customers from Unnecessary Rate Increases WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation's (NYSE: ETR) New York subsidiaries today filed comments with the New York State Public Service Commission ("PSC") regarding a proposed reliability contingency plan ("RCP") meant to address the premature retirement of the Indian Point Energy Center. The RCP, filed jointly by Con Edison and the New York Power Authority at the...

2013-01-10 12:21:40

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Electric Institute today honored Entergy Corporation with the association's 2012 Emergency Recovery Award and Emergency Assistance Award for its work restoring power to its own customers following Hurricane Isaac and to customers of other utilities after Hurricane Sandy and last June's derecho weather event. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/MM74349LOGO) This is the 15th consecutive year Entergy has received an EEI...

2012-12-11 16:21:56

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced the appointment of Jeff S. Forbes, 56, as executive vice president, nuclear operations and chief nuclear officer at Entergy Nuclear effective Jan 2. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/MM74349LOGO) Forbes, currently senior vice president of nuclear operations for Entergy Nuclear, will replace John Herron, who announced his retirement from the company effective March 31....

2012-12-03 16:21:57

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy is bringing the blues to Arkansas schools, teaching Louisianans how to save energy, and helping create holiday joy for young Vermonters through the latest round of grants from the Entergy Charitable Foundation. This is the third and final grant distribution cycle for the Entergy Charitable Foundation in 2012, bringing the year's total in grants awarded through the foundation to more than $2,980,000. Including foundation grants Entergy...

2012-12-03 12:22:31

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Entergy utilities took a key step toward membership in a regional transmission organization Friday via submission of the executed transmission owner agreement to the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator or MISO. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/MM74349LOGO) The utilities - Entergy Mississippi, Inc., Entergy Texas, Inc., Entergy Louisiana, LLC, Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, L.L.C, and Entergy New Orleans, Inc. -...