NEW ORLEANS – Entergy New Orleans and Entergy Louisiana 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 $200,000 to 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 support the workforce and sustainability needs of the future, 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.
“We’re proud to have a strong partnership with GNO, Inc. and to continue working with them to support existing businesses and help attract new ones to the area,” said Taurus Wright, Entergy New Orleans business and economic development director. “Our collaboration helps foster job creation and increase quality of life in a region that’s critical to our state’s economy and future.”
Through their business and economic development teams, Entergy’s Louisiana companies 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

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