Entergy, Diamond Offshore Wind to evaluate Gulf’s potential


Entergy Louisiana, Entergy New Orleans and Diamond Offshore Wind announced last week that they’re jointly evaluating the potential development of wind power generation in the Gulf of Mexico, reports the Lafourche Gazette.

The agreement could put Entergy in a position to deliver another source of clean power to customers while also strengthening the region’s economic development.

The agreement provides a legal framework for Entergy and Diamond Offshore Wind to work toward the development of potential offshore wind demonstration projects located in Louisiana state waters and will focus in the near term on the evaluation of grid interconnection to determine the optimal size and locations of future offshore wind development. Read the entire story.