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Latest Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant Stories

2011-08-23 14:59:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation issued the following statement after an earthquake was felt Tuesday afternoon across much of the northeastern United States: "All Entergy nuclear plants continue to operate as normal following a 5.9 earthquake originating in Virginia but felt in neighboring states and in Washington D.C. No damage has been reported at any of our sites." Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power...

2011-08-02 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) today reported second quarter 2011 as-reported earnings of $315.6 million, or $1.76 per share, compared with $315.3 million, or $1.65 per share, for second quarter 2010. On an operational basis, Entergy's second quarter 2011 earnings were $315.6 million, or $1.76 per share, compared with $325.7 million, or $1.71 per share, in second quarter 2010. Consolidated Earnings - Reconciliation of GAAP* to Non-GAAP...

2011-07-25 07:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) communicated to its employees that the company's board of directors voted to approve the fabrication of fuel and the refueling of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in October. This will be the plant's 29th refueling. While the company has received a 20-year license extension from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the state of Vermont has refused to grant a certificate of public good to continue...

2011-04-29 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today reported first quarter 2011 as-reported earnings of $248.7 million, or $1.38 per share, compared with $213.8 million, or $1.12 per share, for first quarter 2010. On an operational basis, Entergy's first quarter 2011 earnings were $248.7 million, or $1.38 per share, compared with $253.7 million, or $1.33 per share, in first quarter 2010. Consolidated Earnings - Reconciliation of GAAP* to Non-GAAP...

2011-04-18 07:56:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) will hold a teleconference at 10 a.m. ET / 9 a.m. CT today to discuss the complaint filed by Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. in U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont seeking a judgment to prevent the state of Vermont from forcing the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to cease operations on March 21, 2012. Richard Smith, president of the Entergy Wholesale...

2011-04-18 07:48:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced that two of its subsidiaries, Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC (ENVY) and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (ENOI), have filed a complaint in U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont seeking a judgment to prevent the state of Vermont from forcing the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to cease operation on March 21, 2012. Today's request for declaratory and injunctive relief follows the...

2011-03-30 15:48:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC has completed negotiations on a 20-year agreement to sell power from the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant to customers of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc., the third-largest electric distribution utility in Vermont. The agreement is subject to approval by VEC's board of directors, and is contingent on the plant running after March 2012. "Entergy continues to...

2011-03-24 07:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Responsibility magazine has named Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) one of the "100 Best Corporate Citizens" in the nation. It is the fourth time in five years that Entergy has earned the distinction. The magazine's 12th annual ranking of the top corporate citizens is based on an analysis of publicly available information used to rank performance of the 1,000 largest companies in seven areas: climate change, environment, philanthropy,...

2011-02-08 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today reported fourth quarter 2010 as-reported earnings of $228.3 million, or $1.26 per share, compared with $313.8 million, or $1.64 per share, for fourth quarter 2009. On an operational basis, Entergy's fourth quarter 2010 earnings were $235.0 million, or $1.30 per share, compared with $334.9 million, or $1.75 per share, in fourth quarter 2009. For the year, Entergy's as-reported earnings were $1.3 billion, or $6.66...

2010-11-04 07:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) announced today a process is under way to explore the potential sale of Vermont Yankee, its 605-megawatt nuclear plant in Vernon, Vt. The sale process is being conducted on a confidential basis and no additional details will be released at this time. While no decision has been made to sell the plant, the company expects interest from multiple parties. The plant has an outstanding operational record. It completed...