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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...

2010-10-21 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today reported third quarter 2010 as-reported earnings of $492.9 million, or $2.62 per share, compared with $455.2 million, or $2.32 per share, for third quarter 2009. On an operational basis, Entergy's third quarter 2010 earnings were $518.1 million, or $2.76 per share, compared with $470.7 million, or $2.40 per share, in third quarter 2009. Consolidated Earnings - Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP...

2010-08-03 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today reported second quarter 2010 as-reported earnings of $315.3 million, or $1.65 per share, compared with $226.8 million, or $1.14 per share, for second quarter 2009. On an operational basis, Entergy's second quarter 2010 earnings were $325.7 million, or $1.71 per share, compared with $244.0 million, or $1.23 per share, in second quarter 2009. Consolidated Earnings - Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP...

2010-06-07 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In his first major reorganization in more than 11 years, Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer J. Wayne Leonard has named Entergy leaders to new roles effective as early as June 14. The reorganization will enhance organizational effectiveness and performance by strengthening local regulatory presence in the Northeast and consolidating commercial and risk functions for Entergy's wholesale commodity business...

2010-04-29 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today reported first quarter 2010 as-reported earnings of $213.8 million, or $1.12 per share, compared with $235.3 million, or $1.20 per share, for first quarter 2009. On an operational basis, Entergy's first quarter 2010 earnings were $253.7 million, or $1.33 per share, compared with $252.6 million, or $1.29 per share, in first quarter 2009. Consolidated Earnings - Reconciliation of GAAP* to Non-GAAP...

2010-03-25 09:00:00

VERNON, Vt., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entergy Corporation today announced it has identified and stopped the source of tritium leakage at its Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant and has begun initial work to support the remediation of soil and groundwater at the plant site. The successful effort to identify the source of the leakage, fix the problem and prevent a recurrence capped an intense and rigorous effort by Entergy with the oversight of state and federal regulators that...

2010-02-24 09:00:00

MONTPELIER, Vt., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced it has provided to Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell the results of its independent internal investigation into alleged contradictory or misleading information provided to the state government by company officials about underground piping at the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant. The report, prepared by the law firm of Morgan Lewis and Bockius LLP, did not find that any Entergy Nuclear...


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