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Welcome to Entergy Louisiana’s Business & Economic Development department, we are proud to be working closely with businesses, government agencies and communities throughout the state to promote prosperity and economic development in Louisiana. We are an aggressive economic development partner and have contributed to more than 40,000 new jobs in the state since 2002 (2002-2011), more than 25,000 in the past five years (2007-2011).

The sharing of information is critical to business development. Through Entergy’s extensive network, you’ll benefit from a robust spectrum of economic development resources that will assist you in searching for a new business location, expansion options, the ideal workforce, business intelligence, buildings and sites, innovative incentives and an unsurpassed quality of life. At the same time, we help developers, builders, engineers and companies with their commercial and light industrial developments for electric, gas and lighting service in Louisiana.

The Louisiana Business & Economic Development department consists of four key groups all striving to exceed expectations. Contact us today to support your economic development and expansion efforts:

We provide value-added services to our partners in the form of project management collaboration, product development assistance, research and engineering services, and sites and buildings database management. We provide experienced and dedicated personnel who can facilitate various services and support for RFI/RFP responses, target industries, lead generation, site support for the state certified sites program, expertise on expansion projects, while coordinating with Entergy teams to provide electric and gas service.  As part of this effort, we can help businesses determine if they qualify for the Entergy Louisiana Economic Development rate rider. Our research staff can provide information on available buildings and sites, demographic and business intelligence, GIS mapping, and more. Together with our statewide economic development allies, we continue to create more and better jobs for Louisianans.

We’ve earned a solid reputation for working closely with businesses and communities in Louisiana to achieve their economic goals. Members of our team travel the state, nation and the world to spread the word about the economic opportunities that abound in Louisiana, and we proactively assist companies seeking to expand or relocate. Some of our key objectives are:

  • To bring desirable new business and industry into the state.
  • To market available buildings and sites to prospective industries.
  • To provide support for other economic development professionals and organizations.
  • To provide existing Louisiana industry with technical support, research and planning assistance.
  • To encourage investment in Louisiana.
  • To promote the purchase of Louisiana products and services by Louisiana industry.
  • To support programs designed to strengthen communities and to position them as attractive locations for business.

With that, we hope you find our site a helpful resource in supporting your efforts. Our dedicated economic development professionals are here for you, so please feel free to contact us directly with any further questions or requests. Connecting People. Growing Louisiana.

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Contact Entergy Louisiana Business & Economic Development:

446 North Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(800) 542-2668