Entergy Customers in Southeast Louisiana See Big Bill from False Meter Readings
Posted on 10/11/2018 1:33:00 PM.

A meter reader for Entergy has been fired after falsifying meter readings and now about 4,000 Entergy customers in southeast Louisiana are experiencing sticker shock with their latest bills.

Entergy Vice President of Distribution Melonie Stewart says because the reader was falsifying the readings on the low side for months, the corrected bills are catching some customers off guard.
Entergy, Utilities, Southeast Louisiana

PSC estimates a four month wait for rate changes
Posted on 2/25/2018 4:52:00 AM.

Taxes are down 14% for utility companies in the wake of the federal tax overhaul, but Louisianans haven’t seen lower rates. The Public Service Commission says they anticipate lower rates as a result, but Commissioner Lambert Boissierre says you may have to wait until the summer to see the change.

“The estimate came in at approximately four months, so were looking at something like June is the current estimate.”
Public Service Commision, taxes, utilities

Governor Edwards and PSC's Foster Campbell seek utility rate reductions
Posted on 1/4/2018 12:15:00 PM.

The federal tax reform bill slashed taxes for a wide swath of different businesses, and after some review the state believes that those tax savings could be passed on to utility customers. Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell says the tax reductions will save some utility companies, such as Entergy and Cleco, hundreds of millions of dollars. Campbell says those savings shouldn’t be stashed.

Foster Campbell, tax bill, utilities, John Bel Edwards, Public Service Commission

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