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Energy for a Better Future: Entergy’s Environmental Stewardship

Energy for a Better Future: Entergy’s Environmental Stewardship

Published 04-26-24

Submitted by Entergy Corporation

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Entergy’s performance report integrates a comprehensive overview of our 2023 achievements, including financial results with economic, environmental, governance, and social performance and impacts. Learn how we power life for all our stakeholders at

Future generations depend on us 
Our climate actions are driving our growth story and preparing us to deliver meaningful environmental, social and economic benefits to everyone we serve, now and in the future.

Entergy is continuing to transition our generation fleet in response to a high level of customer demand for low- to zero-carbon power to minimize the impact of a high level of anticipated growth and help customers meet their own decarbonization goals.

Our low emission rate has a ripple effect across the economy as other sectors electrify their energy needs to decarbonize their operations and processes; and as our emission rate continues to decrease, our positive impact on reducing carbon emissions across all sectors will increase. We also are evaluating opportunities to reduce emissions throughout our business in partnership with customers, suppliers, employees and other stakeholders.

Climate strategy 
Entergy is committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. Our path assumes continued technology advancements and marries Entergy’s climate objectives with those of our customers. In our journey to net-zero, we have several interim goals to measure our progress. In our 2022 Climate Report, we announced a new carbon-free energy capacity goal and broadened the boundary of our emission rate-based interim goal to include purchased power.

Entergy expects to reach these interim goals on our path to net-zero emissions through investments in carbon-free and carbon-managed technologies. See details in the clean energy section and the renewable energy section of this report. The magnitude and timing of customer growth continues to shape our iterative planning process and has the ability to impact progress toward interim goals. Entergy will continue to report on projected milestones as our long-term plan continues to adapt to changing customer demand and market circumstances:

  • Carbon-free energy capacity of 50% by 2030.
  • Carbon dioxide emission rate reduction of 50% by 2030.

Increasing renewables 
Our plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 could involve as much as 9 gigawatts of renewable capacity by 2031.

Read the full report here.

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Entergy is a Fortune 500 company that powers life for 3 million customers through our operating companies in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. We’re investing in the reliability and resilience of the energy system while helping our region transition to cleaner, more efficient energy solutions. With roots in our communities for more than 100 years, Entergy is a nationally recognized leader in sustainability and corporate citizenship. Since 2018, we have delivered more than $100 million in economic benefits each year to local communities through philanthropy, volunteerism and advocacy. Entergy is headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, and has approximately 12,000 employees. Learn more at and follow @Entergy on social media. #WePowerLife

Corporate Social Responsibility at Entergy

For more than 100 years, Entergy has powered life in our communities through strategic philanthropy, volunteerism and advocacy. Entergy’s corporate social responsibility initiatives help create and sustain thriving communities, position the company for sustainable growth and are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Our top CSR priorities are education/workforce development, poverty solutions/social services and environmental programs. Entergy annually contributes $16-$18 million in shareholder-funded grants to approximately 2,000 nonprofit organizations in the communities where we operate. In addition, our employees volunteer more than 100,000 hours in those communities' values at more than $3 million.

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