entergy http://wwno.org en Algiers Electricity Bills Set To Increase http://wwno.org/post/algiers-electricity-bills-set-increase <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Algiers electricity bills are set to soar.</span></p><p>A New Orleans City council committee has approved a resolution to hike the rates by 31 percent over the next four years.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The council’s utility advisers reached an agreement in principle with officials of Entergy Louisiana.</span></p><p>The New Orleans Advocate is reporting the deal also directs the company to transfer Algiers service to Entergy New Orleans.</p><p>Entergy Louisiana serves about 22,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Algiers.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:44:56 +0000 Associated Press 63301 at http://wwno.org Entergy New Orleans Power Outage Map http://wwno.org/post/entergy-new-orleans-power-outage-map <p>A real-time map of the current outages affecting Entergy customers in New Orleans and throughout the metro region.</p><p><iframe height="1000" scrolling="no" src="http://viewoutage.entergy.com/nola.aspx" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:05:59 +0000 Jason Saul 18794 at http://wwno.org Entergy Says It's Prepared For Winter Storm, But Warns Some Outages May Last Up To 5 Days http://wwno.org/post/entergy-says-its-prepared-winter-storm-warns-some-outages-may-last-5-days <p>Entergy, the predominant utility company serving much of Southeast Louisiana, including the City of New Orleans, says its subsidiary companies have marshaled over 2,100 workers in advance of a winter storm system expected to hammer the region between Monday night and Wednesday morning.</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 03:28:50 +0000 Jason Saul 52875 at http://wwno.org Thousands Without Power In New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/thousands-without-power-new-orleans <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Entergy New Orleans says its workers are trying to restore electrical service to several thousand customers in the city.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Entergy spokeswoman Charlotte Cavell said the cause of Friday's power outages wasn't immediately known.</p> Sat, 15 Jun 2013 00:01:00 +0000 The Associated Press 37515 at http://wwno.org THURSDAY: Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon, Entergy's Morgan Stewart, Paige Gagliano http://wwno.org/post/interviews-insurance-commissioner-jim-donelon Jim talks with Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon about property insurance concerns and insurance legislation before the 2013 State Legislature<p>Entergy's Morgan Stewart discusses effort to secure federal funding for LIHEAP, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which offers help to the poor and elderly with their utility bills.<p>Local actress and performer Paige Gagliano, who's directing a production of "Les Miserables" at The Dunham School.&#160;<a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/04/JES_041113.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:33:00 +0000 Jim Engster 32977 at http://wwno.org Super Bowl Power Outage Still Under Investigation http://wwno.org/post/super-bowl-power-outage-still-under-investigation <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officials in New Orleans had been warned in the months leading up to&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the Super Bowl there may be a power problem at the </span>Superdome<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Now they're investigating what that problem might have been</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:24:31 +0000 Eileen Fleming 28656 at http://wwno.org Isaac costs Entergy at least $400 million http://wwno.org/post/isaac-costs-entergy-least-400-million <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Entergy Corp. says its estimated damages from Hurricane Isaac range from $400 million to $500 million, and the storm is expected to reduce the utility's third-quarter revenue.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 18:14:51 +0000 The Associated Press 20251 at http://wwno.org Leonard to retire as Entergy chair, CEO http://wwno.org/post/leonard-retire-entergy-chair-ceo <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">J. Wayne Leonard will retire Jan. 31 as chairman and chief executive officer of Entergy Corp., the parent company of major electric providers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 22:09:24 +0000 The Associated Press 19474 at http://wwno.org Entergy: Power Could Be Out Several More Days http://wwno.org/post/entergy-power-could-be-out-several-more-days <p>Pressure is mounting on the main power company in the New Orleans region to restore service knocked out by Hurricane Isaac. Relief may take several more days. Sat, 01 Sep 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 19143 at http://wwno.org Entergy Nuclear shuts Waterford 3 plant, continues to monitor conditions http://wwno.org/post/entergy-nuclear-shuts-waterford-3-plant-continues-monitor-conditions <p></p><p>Officials at Louisiana’s nuclear power plants are monitoring the progress of now-Tropical Storm Isaac, but say there have been no problems thus far.</p><p>Mike Bowling, spokesman for Entergy Nuclear, says the Waterford 3 plant, located in Killona, La. came offline at 5 p.m. yesterday, and has a core team of about 100 employees remaining on site.</p><p></p><p>The River Bend plant, located in St. Francisville, remains 100% operational, with a sequestered team on site as well.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 21:56:19 +0000 Jason Saul 18887 at http://wwno.org