Entergy Louisiana and Entergy New Orleans, in coordination with The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, have submitted eight grant applications to FEMA requesting funding for projects to enhance the resiliency of the electric grid through FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Program.
From supporting the environment, education and low-income areas to teaching students about nuclear energy, grants were provided in communities where Entergy’s nuclear plants operate. This includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Michigan.
Customers should prepare by winterizing, preparing emergency kits, charging phones
Entergy Arkansas is staging crews, equipment and supplies in areas of the state likely to be the hardest hit later this week based on a forecast for bitter cold, sustained winds, sleet, freezing rain, snow and ice accumulations.
Volunteers will also help qualifying customers claim their Earned Income Tax Credits
Entergy Arkansas is continuing its partnership with community advocates to support free IRS-certified Volunteer Income Tax Assistance tax preparation services for customers who qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit.
These upgrades will benefit electrical customers in southwest Mississippi and Louisiana
$14 million project will benefit customers in southwest Mississippi and Louisiana
Entergy Corporation’s shareholders are helping protect the environment by contributing more than $1 million to 14 partnering organizations, including three in the Entergy Arkansas service area.
More than $659M invested and 2,360 jobs announced in Mississippi service area
Entergy stepped beyond the power grid again this year to support its communities in Louisiana by partnering with food pantries and nonprofits to fight community hunger.