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Entergy Louisiana Acquires Washington Parish Energy Centre for USD 261m
Monday 30 November 2020

Louisiana, US-based electric and natural gas service provider Entergy Louisiana, LLC has completed the purchase of the 361-megawatt Washington Parish Energy Centre, an approximately 361-megawatt facility in Louisiana for USD 261m, the company said.

Constructed by a subsidiary of Calpine Corp., the natural gas-powered plant is located near Bogalusa and will operate as a peaking facility.

The energy centre will deliver a modern, cost-effective, low-carbon and reliable source of power to the company's grid.

Entergy Louisiana and Calpine have signed a plant purchase and sale agreement, which was unanimously approved by the Louisiana Public Service Commission.

Entergy Louisiana, LLC provides electric service to more than 1m customers and natural gas service to more than 93,000 customers in the greater Baton Rouge area.

It has operations in southern, central and northern Louisiana. It is a subsidiary of Entergy Corp., an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations.
Date Published: 30/11/2020