Entergy Texas

Entergy Texas named 2018 Energy Star Partner of the Year

Entergy Texas Inc. announced Monday, April 2, that it received the 2018 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award for “outstanding efforts to promote energy efficiency in residential new construction.”
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy will recognize Entergy Texas for the accomplishment at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Friday, April 20, according to the release.

Entergy Texas to install advanced metering systems

The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) voted Dec. 14, 2017, to approve Entergy Texas’ request to deploy advanced metering systems in the company’s market.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Committee (FERC) defines an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), also called a smart meter, as “a metering system that records customer consumption hourly or more frequently and that provides for daily or more frequent transmittal of measurements over a communication network to a central collection point.”

According to Entergy Texas, upgrading to AMI will have numerous benefits: