On February 24th the Louisiana Public Service Commission ruled that the Cleco sale was not in the public's best interest. For KALB TV's full story click on the link listed below.
At a special session on March 28th, 2016 the Louisiana Public Service Commission approved the previously rejected Cleco/Macquarie sale. For the full story and to read the statement made by CEO of the Alliance for Affordable Energy, Casey DeMoss, click on the link listed below.
On December 21, 2016 the Louisiana Public Service Commission met in New Orleans. One agenda item discused will impact all Entergy Louisiana customers. Due to a nuclear power plant mistake at the Waterford 3 facility customers will receive a credit on their January 2017 bill to help compensate for the costs associated with correcting the costly nuclear power plant mistake. Click on the link below for the full story.
On December 12th the City Council Utility Regulatory Office (CURO) hosted a public hearing for community members to voice their thoughts about Entergy's proposed natural gas power plant. Over 100 people attended the hearing. The vast majority of speakers urged city council not to approve the construction of the 226 MW Combustion Turbine natural gas power plant, slated to be built in the Michoud area of New Orleans East. Click on the link below for the Advocate's coverage of the 12/12/16 CURO Public Hearing.
The Alliance for Affordable Energy has hosted a series of town hall meetings throughout Louisiana. These town hall meetings are intended to discuss energy policy in Louisiana. Alliance for Affordable Energy C.E.O. Casey DeMoss spoke in Monroe about energy policy in Louisiana. For the full story click on the link below.
KTBS TV reports on growing opposition to proposed Cleco sale. For the full story click on the link listed below.
The Alliance's Logan Atkinson Burke discusses the Alliance's work here in New Orleans and in Louisiana.
Entergy New Orleans' solar and battery storage pilot program is up and running. The Alliance is thrilled to see utility scale solar in New Orleans. For the full story click on the link below.
New Orleans East residents, specifically those living near the now shuttered Michoud power plant, face accelerated rates of subsidence. The impacts of this subsidence are easily visible. The Alliance for Affordable Energy is concerned about the impacts the proposed natural gas power plant will have on areas of New Orleans East that have already seen accelerated subsidence rates. For the full story click on the link below.
On July 22nd, 2016 Entergy New Orleans' filed a request to restructure the New Orleans utility company. For more details on the proposed restructuring please click on the link below.