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Entergy Arkansas to close White Bluff and Independence coal plants

Arkansas Democrat Gazette: Entergy Arkansas plans to stop burning coal at the state’s two largest coal-fired power plants and close one fueled by natural gas by 2030. In the interim, the utility plans to focus on new power-generation sources, mostly renewable energy, the utility said Friday. Entergy Arkansas’ planned phaseout is in accordance with a […]

November 19, 2018 Read More →

U.S. Nuclear Industry Is in Trouble

Bloomberg News: More than half of America‚Äôs nuclear reactors are bleeding cash, racking up losses totaling about $2.9 billion a year, based on a Bloomberg New Energy Finance analysis. Nuclear power plants are getting paid $20 to $30 a megawatt-hour for their electricity, Nicholas Steckler, an analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance, said in a […]

June 15, 2017 Read More →

Cuomo: New York Will Find Ways to Replace Power from Indian Point Nuclear Plant

David Klepper for the Associated Press: New York will be able to make up for lost electricity generation after the aging Indian Point nuclear power plant shuts down in 2021, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday, announcing a deal between state officials and plant-owner Entergy Corp. that will close the facility by 2021. Sitting along the […]

January 9, 2017 Read More →

Under Scrutiny for Its Reluctance on Renewables, Entergy Opens a Solar Battery-Storage Plant in New Orleans

Jennifer Larino for the Times-Picayune: Entergy New Orleans has started generating electricity at its new solar power plant in New Orleans East, one of only a handful of solar projects nationwide to incorporate battery storage. The utility is pitching the project as a way to test the cost and reliability of using sunlight to power […]

August 12, 2016 Read More →