Turbine Troubles at Carrollton Generating Station
Thomas Perumean
December 15, 2019 - 9:11 am
The explosion that rocked the Carrollton Avenue generating plant Saturday afternoon could have serious repercussions for New Orleans is a serious storm hits the City. S&WB's main turbine Number-Four went off line Saturday with a compressor problem. That's when back up turbine Number-Five was...
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BojanMirkovic/Getty Images
September 13, 2019 - 12:42 pm
Does anything about today scare you? Today, is Friday the 13th and a full moon! This doesn’t happen often. In fact, it will not occur again for 30 years. There is a tradition of considering any Friday the 13th to be an unlucky day, and there has always been the belief that a full moon alters human...
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Getty Images - Tetiana Lazunova
August 14, 2019 - 5:22 am
The State of Louisiana has reached a deal that will privatize energy systems across dozens of state buildings, and possibly at universities. Governor John Bel Edwards's administration struck the deal with LA Energy Partners. That's a joint venture between Johnson Controls and Baton Rouge...
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Chris Miller
September 18, 2018 - 8:56 am
Monday's cat-caused power outage has Entergy customers asking how this keeps happening. Time and again the power goes out in fair weather. They also want to know what is the company doing to stop it? It's something that New Orleans city officials have been asking, too. "We have received a report on...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
June 05, 2018 - 11:03 am
Entergy is urging customers to find ways to cut their electrical usage in the summer. The power provider is offering ways "to chill your bill while keeping your cool." In a news release, Entergy encourages everyone to take action to control of energy usage. "We want our customers to stay...
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Chris Miller
December 07, 2017 - 3:14 pm
About 2,500 Entergy New Orleans customers are without power this afternoon. Entergy's outage map website shows most of the power loss is in Central City. The utility did not give a reason for the outage, but estimates power will be restored by 5:30 p.m.
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