NEW ORLEANS, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) will hold a teleconference at 10 a.m. ET / 9 a.m. CT today to discuss the complaint filed by Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. in U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont seeking a judgment to prevent the state of Vermont from forcing the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to cease operations on March 21, 2012.
Richard Smith, president of the Entergy Wholesale Commodities business unit that includes the 605-megawatt Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, will provide a prepared statement on today's announcement. The request for declaratory and injunctive relief follows the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's March 21, 2011, renewal of Vermont Yankee's operating license authorizing the plant's operation through March 21, 2032.
The teleconference can be accessed by dialing (913) 312-0654, confirmation code 1657386, no more than 15 minutes prior to the start of the call. A replay of the teleconference will be available for seven days thereafter by dialing (719) 457-0820, confirmation code 1657386.
The lawsuit filed today will be available on Entergy's website at www.entergy.com.
Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy 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 has annual revenues of more than $11 billion and approximately 15,000 employees.
Additional investor information can be accessed online at www.entergy.com.
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