Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power productions and retail distribution operations. A member of the Fortune 500, Entergy, headquartered in New Orleans, owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, and it is the second-largest nuclear generator in the United States. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.7 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Entergy's revenue was more than $11 billion in 2007 and it employs approximately 14,300 people according to its 2007 Annual Report. In 2007 Entergy and its charitable foundation awarded more than $14.5 million in grants.
Entergy's main operating segments:
The company also announced that it plans to obtain a license for a new reactor at its River Bend site, although the company has not decided whether to build it. The company's nuclear division is headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi.
A shareholder resolution filed by one Entergy shareholder for the Company's 2008 annual meeting criticizes executive pay levels at the Company.