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Nuns Harnessing the Sun

The Sisters of the Holy Family are constructing solar panels on the order’s New Orleans East motherhouse, to create the city’s 12th solar-driven Community Lighthouse – and, over on Dwyer Road, they’re installing solar panels to reduce their neighbors’ Entergy bills.

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A Decade of Delays: Time for Consumer-Focused Transmission

Although Entergy joined the regional grid to allay U.S. Department of Justice concerns about possible anticompetitive behavior, it seems to be more focused on profits than on the type of regional transmission projects that would most benefit Louisiana businesses and homeowners, says the writer, a former commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.


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