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2010-10-04 10:36:00

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Six entries by Entergy Corporation are included among the finalists in the prestigious annual Platts Global Energy Awards, including Power Company of the Year and CEO of the Year. The six finalists bring to 53 the total Entergy submissions to earn that honor during the past 12 years of the competition, significantly more than any other energy corporation worldwide. Entergy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer J. Wayne Leonard was named a finalist for...

2010-01-28 15:22:00

JACKSON, Miss., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entergy Nuclear, the nation's second largest nuclear power operator, has signed an agreement with Nebraska Public Power District to extend management support services to Cooper Nuclear Station until January 2029. The original contract between the companies, signed in 2003, was for the remaining years of the plant's original operating license, currently due to expire in 2014 and presently under review by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for...

2009-11-09 15:04:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Three Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) officers have announced their retirement after distinguished careers spanning 30 to more than 40 years each. Scheduled to retire later this month are Mike Kansler, president, chief executive officer and chief nuclear officer of Entergy Nuclear; John McGaha, senior vice president of Entergy Operations; and Bud Storey, vice president and deputy general counsel. "Mike, John and Bud have all made invaluable...

2009-10-05 08:42:00

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The editors of Power Engineering magazine and PennWell Corp. have announced 12 finalists for the annual Projects of the Year Awards program. The finalists were selected from four major categories: Best Coal-fired Project, Best Gas-fired Project, Best Nuclear Project and Best Renewable/Sustainable Project. The 2009 Best Coal-fired Project finalists are East Kentucky Power Cooperative's Spurlock Unit 4, Omaha Public Power District's OPPD Unit 2 and...

2009-03-23 14:09:00

Nation's Nuclear Plants Stronger, Safer Than Ever Before. JACKSON, Miss., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty years ago, the United States experienced the worst nuclear plant accident in American history. Since that time, increased vigilance in safety has made the nation's 104 nuclear plants - including the 12 reactors operated by Entergy Nuclear - an even stronger and safer form of energy generation. "What happened 30 years ago at Three Mile Island served as a call to action for everyone in...

2008-08-22 15:00:46

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- As actions continue toward gaining regulatory approval for the planned spin-off of non-utility nuclear assets, Entergy Corporation has named Steven Agresta executive vice president, general counsel and chief legal officer for the spin-off company, Enexus Energy Corporation. Agresta comes to Enexus from the Energy Group at Alston & Bird, LLP of Washington, D.C., where he was the Group's leader. There he represented foreign and domestic utility...

2005-09-26 13:48:49

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Over 1.2 million customers were without power Monday in Texas and Louisiana, including outages from this weekend's Hurricane Rita and remaining outages from Hurricane Katrina, according to utilities in the area and the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Before Rita hit the Gulf Coast as a Category 3 storm on September 24, about 250,000 customers were still without service in Louisiana almost four weeks after Katrina ravaged the southeastern corner of the...

2005-09-26 09:12:37

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 1.3 million customers remain without power in Texas and Louisiana including new outages due to Hurricane Rita and remaining outages from Hurricane Katrina, according to utilities in the area and the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Before Rita hit the Gulf Coast as a Category 3 storm on Spt. 24, about 250,000 customers remained without service in Louisiana almost four weeks after Katrina ravaged the southeast corner of the state. Entergy Corp.,...

2005-09-15 09:20:00

NEW YORK -- Some 390,000 electricity customers still lacked power 17 days after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the U.S. Gulf Coast in Louisiana and Mississippi, according to area utilities and the U.S. Department of Energy. About 311,000 of the homes and businesses in Louisiana, or 28 percent, remained without power, while Mississippi had about 80,000 customers still with no service. Katrina initially left more than 4.5 million homes and businesses without power when it struck early last week....


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.