Entergy New Orleans, Inc., located in New Orleans, Louisiana, has been awarded $5 million in funding to help make a smarter energy grid. The U.S. Department of Energy selected Entergy as one of 100 companies selected nationwide to receive a federal stimulus grant as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The plan is aimed at 11,5000 low-income residences of New Orleans and began in 2010. The proposed project plan is to install more than 11,000 residential smart meters and in-home display devices, coupled with dynamic pricing, to reduce energy use and electricity costs for low income families.
-Advanced Metering Infrastructure
-Customer Web Portal
-Programmable Communicating Thermostat
-Smart Meter - Industrial