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International Energy Leaders Visit Avondale Global Gateway

AVONDALE, La. – From Host: On April 22, offshore wind industry leaders gathered at Avondale Global Gateway during the International Partnering Forum hosted by Oceantic...

Offshore Wind Experts Attend Global Conference This Week in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — Offshore wind energy experts have descended on New Orleans for an industry event happening now through April 25 at the New...

Most Sickened BP Oil Spill Workers Left With Nearly Nothing

NEW YORK (AP) — When a deadly explosion destroyed BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, 134 million gallons of crude...

Entergy Accused of Trying to Rush $1.9B Grid Upgrade Approval

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Illuminator) — Entergy’s largest subsidiary is asking state utility regulators to approve a $1.9 billion “grid hardening” plan for power transmission...

DG Fuels Named One of the Bioeconomy’s ‘50 Hottest Companies’

VACHERIE, La. (press release) - DG Fuels, a sustainable aviation fuel company, has been included on a list of the 50 Hottest Companies in...

Entergy New Orleans Hosts Town Hall Meetings

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Entergy New Orleans is continuing its series of community town hall meetings in each New Orleans council district. These...

Jerry Knight Named Vice President of Project Services at PES, a Danos Company

 GRAY, La. – Performance Energy Services, a Danos company, announces the appointment of Jerry Knight as vice president of project services. In his new...

LSU to Drill Carbon Capture Research Well on Campus

BATON ROUGE (Louisiana Illuminator) — LSU’s College of Engineering will soon drill a new well on campus to research carbon capture, utilization and storage...

Chevron Supports Team Rubicon TRades Academy with $100K Grant

NEW ORLEANS (press release) — International non-governmental organization Team Rubicon has announced a $100,000 investment by Chevron’s Gulf of Mexico Business Unit in the...

Startups Win $275K During New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

NEW ORLEANS — From Greater New Orleans Inc.: Five startups from the first cohort of Opportunity Hub's New Energy Technology Incubator were awarded a total...

US Has Its First Large Offshore Wind Farm, with More to Come

NEW YORK (AP) — America's first commercial-scale offshore wind farm is officially open, a long-awaited moment that helps pave the way for a succession...

LABI Announces Staff Changes, Additions

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) has announced several staff additions and changes. “Louisiana is entering into a new era...

New Video Pitches ‘The Beach at UNO’ to Prospective Tenants

NEW ORLEANS — The marketing team for The Beach at UNO – a research park owned by the UNO Research and Technology Foundation —...

Delgado Partners to Develop Clean Power Training Programs

New Orleans—Delgado Community College has announced its participation in the Clean Power Institute’s first-ever workforce leadership team. Based in Washington, D.C., the institute develops...

Danos Acquires Performance Energy Services

GRAY, La. – On March 5, Danos Group Holdings finalized the acquisition of Performance Energy Services, a 24-year-old company based in Houma, La. The...

Gerhart to Lead Gulf States Renewable Energy Industries Association

NEW ORLEANS — The Gulf States Renewable Energy Industries Association has named Monika Gerhart executive director. GSREIA is a trade association of renewable energy...

State Clean Energy Efforts Receive Notable Financial Boost

A statewide effort to hasten the state’s transition to cleaner energy production has won the “largest and most competitive grant ever awarded” by the...

Louisiana Job Growth Over Last 12 Months Biggest Since the 90s

NEW ORLEANS — From Greater New Orleans Inc.: Louisiana gained nearly 40,000 jobs over the previous 12 months, the largest gain since 1996-1997, and is...

Punctual Abstract Promotes Rachel Fish to COO

HARVEY, La. — Punctual Abstract has announced the promotion of Rachel Fish to chief operations officer. The company is a provider of real estate...

Entergy Reports 2023 Financial Results, Initiates 2024 Guidance

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) reported fourth quarter 2023 earnings per share of $4.64 on an as-reported basis and 52...

Feil Organization Inks 39K-Square-Foot Renewal with EDG at Lakeway

METAIRIE – The Feil Organization, a national real estate investment firm, has signed a 39,183-square-foot renewal with EDG, a global engineering and project management...

BGR Urges Landry to Keep State’s Standalone Coastal Protection Agency

NEW ORLEANS — The Bureau of Governmental Research, a nonprofit government watchdog group, is urging Gov. Jeff Landry to keep Louisiana’s separate coastal protection...

Entergy New Orleans Pledges $250K to Create Community Hubs

NEW ORLEANS – Entergy New Orleans has announced a partnership with Feed the Second Line’s “Get Lit, Stay Lit” clean energy initiative. The utility...

US House Passes Bill to Reverse Biden Pause of Some LNG Exports

BATON ROUGE (Louisiana Illuminator) — The U.S. House voted Thursday to approve a bill that would preempt the Biden administration’s move last month to...

$3B Manufacturing Plant Announced for Southwest Louisiana

WESTLAKE, La. – From Louisiana Economic Development: Lake Charles Methanol II LLC announced plans to invest $3.24 billion to construct a new manufacturing plant that...

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