Public Service Commission News

Entergy Louisiana: Storm Restoration Will Cost Up to $4.1B

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Entergy Louisiana told utility regulators Wednesday that it owes up to $4.4 billion for getting the lights back on after a string of storms and needed a $1 billion loan to meet those costs in …

After Ida Outages, Utility Proposals Include City Takeover

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Amid calls for investigations following major power losses during Hurricane Ida, the power company subsidiary that provides electric service to New Orleans said Tuesday it’s ready to discuss having the city assume control of the municipal …

Ida’s Fury Left a Complex Power Challenge in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Crews in Louisiana have restored power to nearly 70% of greater New Orleans and nearly all of Baton Rouge after Hurricane Ida, but outside those large cities, getting lights back on is a complex challenge that …

Protests Delay Construction of Refinery by Roosevelt National Park

BISMARCK, N.D. — Lawsuits from environmentalists and landowners have made investors skittish and delayed progress another year on the proposed $800 million oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota, the developer’s top executive said. Meridian wants …