This past January 2018, Louisiana and the rest of the MISO South region experienced a Maximum Generation (MaxGen) event during a cold snap where temperatures dropped to the teens in South Louisiana.
Commission withholds support for $1.3 Billion in guaranteed ratepayer benefit
Good news! Last year’s energy efficiency program reports are in and the numbers are impressive. Entergy Louisiana, Cleco and SWEPCO all surpassed their energy savings goals and on average, came up under budget in reducing Louisiana’s peak demand by over 15 megawatts and saving ratepayers over $37.6 million. Here’s the breakdown:
Impacted residents locked out; Lawsuit says approval of Entergy’s gas plant must be voided
Despite overwhelming public outcry against Entergy's gas plant, on March 8th New Orleans City Council voted 6-1 in it's favor. Here is how New Orleans community leaders and advocates are responding, and how you can get involved.
Since joining the Alliance for Affordable Energy in 2005, Forest Bradley-Wright has been a tireless force working to improve Louisiana’s energy landscape in nearly every way imaginable.
The Alliance for Affordable Energy (AAE) is now accepting applications for New Orleans Policy Director, apply now!
Andrew Wiseman was paid $120 to act in support of Entergy's proposed peaking gas power plant.
Last night, Louisiana’s utilities asked customers to do something powerful: use less energy.
When the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful, you should probably stay cuddled up around the fire, especially if you’re one of the thousands of Louisianans without power on this 34 degree Friday night.
Entergy New Orleans wants to you to pay over $210 million dollars over the next 30 years to build a natural gas plant in Michoud. These are the facts, stated by Entergy employees, including the CEO, Charles Rice.
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This year, every seat in New Orleans City Council is up for grab, as is the Mayor's office. The people elected to these positions will make energy decisions that will impact the city for decades. We are holding public forums to give citizens the opportunity to learn about each candidates' stance on the issues that will affect each and every one of us. Read more to learn about the events and Energy Policy in New Orleans.
Entergy power outages June 2016- May 2017
City Council has opened an investigation into the root causes of these many outages (Docket UD-17-04) and will be requiring Entergy to implement a plan to fix the problem.
by Philip Henderson, Natural Resources Defense Council
The Mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu, today presented a Climate Action Plan, a roadmap for the city to reduce its carbon pollution 50% by 2030. The Mayor’s Plan is realistic and actionable, describing specific measures needed in electricity, transportation, waste, and water to prepare the city to grow and thrive into the future.
Mayor Landrieu is also the new President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. His Plan shows that cities can shape their future, rather than wait passively for worst-case scenarios to materialize.