Entergy will need to add more renewable energy under proposal by New Orleans City Council

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Members of New Orleans’ City Council.. on Thursday took the first step in a process that would eventually require Entergy to generate a certain percentage of the electricity it sells using wind, solar or other renewable energy sources.

A resolution, passed unanimously, directed the council’s third-party energy consultant to draft for Entergy what’s known as a “renewable portfolio standard,”

The renewable portfolio standard the council is contemplating could require Entergy to increase the percentage of power it generates from renewable resources by a certain deadline…

An excerpt from The New Orleans Advocate