Entergy New Orleans

Thomas Perumean
June 14, 2019 - 6:09 pm
Rulings in New Orleans Civil District Court involving New Orleans City Council and Entergy's controversial New Orleans Power Station are sending mixed signals. The judge ruled that the council violated the public meeting laws. "The city council will have to hold another hearing and take another...
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Chris Miller
May 20, 2019 - 1:03 pm
More than 4,600 customers of Entergy New Orleans lost power Monday morning, largely in the Lower 9th Ward and Holy Cross neighborhoods. Some outages extended across the Industrial Canal and into Bywater. Entergy had power restored to most customers by 3 p.m.
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Chris Miller
February 21, 2019 - 6:05 pm
The New Orleans City Council today approved by a 7-0 vote a resolution that fines Entergy $5 million for astrotrufing public hearings during the approval process for a new power plant, and requires Entergy to commit to continually reviewing new technologies that can help the plant operate more...
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Chris Miller
February 14, 2019 - 3:39 pm
The New Orleans City Council utilities committee today decided not to vote on a resolution that would fine Entergy $5 million for astrotrufing public hearings during the approval process for a new power plant, directs that the money be used to help the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board, and...
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Don Ames
January 12, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Environmental groups are taking Entergy New Orleans to task. Those filing a complaint with the Treasury Department and the IRS accuse the company of using their charitable foundation to gain support of their power plant. The possible violations center around the Entergy Charitable Foundation. A...
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Chris Miller
October 31, 2018 - 3:04 pm
The New Orleans City Council voted today to sanction Entergy New Orleans with a $5 million fine -- ten percent of their earnings from last year, according to council officials. "This fine is the largest single penalty ever imposed by the New Orleans City Council," said Utilities Committee...
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Chris Miller
October 31, 2018 - 2:08 pm
A five million dollar fine -- that's what New Orleans City Council Utilities Committee Chairwoman Helena Moreno is proposing for Entergy New Orleans "astroturfing" scandal. "This fine is the largest single penalty ever imposed by the New Orleans City Council," said Moreno. Moreno says the...
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Chris Miller
October 31, 2018 - 10:41 am
Entergy Executive Vice President Rod West told the New Orleans City Council that the company was not aware that one of its sub-contractors was paying people to show up at public hearings and support their proposed New Orleans East power plant. "We have serious concerns about characterizations in...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 29, 2018 - 9:11 pm
Investigators say Entergy funds were used to pay actors to pretend to be locals in support of the energy company's efforts to build a new power plant in New Orleans. The report finds that then Entergy New Orleans President Charles Rice sent text messages offering to fund the so-called Astroturfing...
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Chris Miller
October 18, 2018 - 3:19 pm
The New Orleans City Council today voted to give the team investigating the use of paid performers to act like residents in favor of Entergy’s planned New Orleans East power plant two more weeks to finish their report. The report’s due date was tomorrow. Now it is November 2, with its presentation...
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