Entergy Helping Create More Vibrant Economy in Greater New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – Entergy’s Louisiana companies are continuing to partner with regional organizations to help the state, including the Greater New Orleans area, grow through economic development.
The company recently provided nearly $200,000 to the Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) to help fund the organizations’ efforts to support workforce development, retain businesses in the region and attract new ones to the area and, ultimately, create a more vibrant economy in Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington parishes.
“As we prepare our region’s economy to take advantage of opportunities created by the COVID-19 crisis, we are so proud to have Entergy’s continued commitment to strengthening economic development throughout the region and state. Entergy’s investment further boosts our ability to attract and retain businesses as we build a regional economy that works for everyone,” said Michael Hecht, president and CEO of GNO, Inc.
“Helping bolster the local economy through business retention and job creation is critical during times like these, and it’s why we’re proud to support GNO, Inc. and their efforts across Greater New Orleans,” said Seth Cureington, Entergy New Orleans economic development and technology innovation director.
Through their business and economic development teams, Entergy New Orleans and Entergy Louisiana work with state, city and local government agencies, economic development organizations and community partners to support businesses from site selection to groundbreaking, including those operating at the national and global level.
To help businesses determine where to locate or expand, Entergy developed and

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