Energy-efficiency program helps residents and businesses save energy and save
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Energy Smart
program is crossing the Mississippi River into Algiers, making Louisiana’s first
energy efficiency program available to all Entergy customers living in Orleans
The program was previously only
available to Entergy New Orleans customers living on the east bank of Orleans
Parish. The program is now also available to Entergy Louisiana residential and
commercial customers who live in Orleans Parish.
Developed by the City Council and
administered by Entergy New Orleans, Energy Smart is a comprehensive
energy-efficiency plan with several different program options.
“We’re excited that all Orleans Parish residents, including those living in
Algiers, now have the opportunity to take advantage of the Energy Smart
program,” said councilmember Cynthia Hedge-Morrell, chair of the City Council’s
utility committee. “Energy Smart provides customers with tools and incentives
that help them take control of their energy use and lower their home energy
“This is good news for the people of
Algiers,” said councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer. “We have been working
diligently for a long time to bring the Energy Smart program to the west bank of
Through energy audits, cash
incentives for energy efficiency upgrades and a one-stop shop for information,
Energy Smart can help Orleans Parish residents and businesses go green by saving
energy and saving money on their utility bills.
Some of the many program options
include energy audits, high-performance A/C tune-ups, ceiling and wall
insulation, duct and home leakage sealing, solar water heating and installation
of compact fluorescent bulbs. Participants receive rebates for these energy
efficient improvements made through a qualified contractor.
Entergy customers interested in
learning more about the Energy Smart program can either call (866) 721-0249 toll
free or visit the program’s website at