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Based on our experience and the major role energy plays in business operations, Entergy established a Business Development Team to provide comprehensive support for businesses relocating or expanding in the Entergy region—Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

In 2014, the Entergy team helped bring a cumulative $14.4 Billion of corporate project investment and 7,200 new jobs to the Entergy region with a population of 6.7 Million+ people

Entergy Is Your First Resource for Site Selection

We facilitate your decision-making in each phase of the process, from site selection to energy planning and technical engineering to financing—all the way through to ongoing operations. We hold your proposed project in strict confidentiality and will introduce you to the leaders in government agencies and communities who partner with us in connecting businesses to resources and incentives. We’ve built solid relationships with them over the years, relationships you can depend on.


 

Single Source Support

  • Confidential site selection services
  • Identification and certification of commercial and industrial sites
  • Entergy-prequalification of commercial and industrial sites where applicable
  • Plans and estimates of energy costs, drawing on diverse energy sources
  • Introductions to business and community leaders
  • Facilitation of incentives discussions
  • Management of electrical and infrastructure requirements
  • Engineering services for utility analysis, site evaluation, construction and transportation analysis, conceptual layouts, 3-D modeling and virtual tours
  • Strategic analysis, research and business intelligence data, including industries, workforce markets, supply, raw materials and more
  • Community profiles and analysis, and assistance for communities in developing industrial sites that meet companies’ requirements
  • Subject matter experts assigned specifically to support you from project start through completion
  • Site tours and field visit coordination

Expert Services for Projects of Any Size

As a major industry serving other major industries, we understand operational and resource complexities. When you contact us, we assign a dedicated team of experts to work with you from the moment you begin thinking of opening a new location or expanding your business. Experts from these two areas will be assigned to your team: Large Project Services and Contract Services

Research & Engineering Services

The Research and Engineering Services group is devoted to providing a wealth of critical resources and information. They provide information on available buildings and sites around the state, demographic, business and economic data, target industries, lead generation, marketing programs and more.


 

The RES Team is Here to:

  • Provide strategic analysis and research and business intelligence data
  • Create custom site profiles and GIS mapping
  • Supply industry and market analysis and demographic data
  • Provide engineering services for suitability, site evaluation, construction and transportation analysis, conceptual layouts, 3-D modeling and virtual tours
  • Demographic and marketplace data
  • Community profiles and analysis
  • Manage the Entergy Site Selection Center website
  • We also offer assistance to communities in developing industrial sites to meet companies’ requirements
  • Business Intelligence, workforce and demographic data support
  • Identification and certification, commercial and industrial sites
  • Identification of commercial & industrial sites, field visits, confidential site selection services
  • Site plans, GIS data and mapping, 3D modeling, conceptual layouts, virtual site tours
  • Industry data & analysis, business intelligence, labor & wage data, raw materials, etc.

Large Project Services

This group is the bridge between the engineering and the business sides of our company. The Large Project Services team and our business development team first establish clear “Request for Information” deliverables. Then they work together to document facility locations and high-level customer load and reliability requirements related to electrical infrastructure and reliability, transmission and distribution lines, substations and power needs.

Comprehensive Support:

  • Producing plans and estimates of energy costs, drawing on diverse energy sources
  • Offering engineering support to our Entergy Region companies for miscellaneous customer requests
  • Developing service alternatives to satisfy customer financial constraints and/or improve customer “speed to market”
  • Ensuring communications between transmission and distribution planning to confirm solution sets that deliver the best cost/schedule option without negatively impacting system operations
  • Developing and administering customer reimbursement agreements as needed for all revenue projects

Site Pre-qualification Services:

  • Functioning as project SMEs to steer internal processes such as project justification, project funding and closeout (customer refunds) for all block load addition projects
  • Handling systemwide “available capacity” mapping requests
  • Performing step-progression analysis for select sites
  • Providing electrical data for the Certified Site Program
  • Supplying additional customer project information, discussing service options and assisting in negotiations

Contract Services

For prospective customers and customers enlarging their facilities, Entergy’s experienced Contract Support Specialists are the go-to folks for rates information. They address energy needs as well as financial and legal requirements in order to establish contracts that reflect the best rates and any available riders. They also serve in a consulting role, providing contract and rate support to the business development team and the operating companies.

Comprehensive Support

  • Producing plans and estimates of energy costs, drawing on diverse energy sources
  • Providing 3D modeling, conceptual layouts, virtual site tours and field visit coordination
  • Facilitating Class 5 Study responses for distribution and transmission block load requests
  • Developing service alternatives to satisfy customer financial constraints and/or improve customer “speed to market”
  • Ensuring communications between transmission and distribution planning to confirm solution sets that deliver the best cost/schedule option without negatively impacting system operations
  • Developing and administering customer reimbursement agreements as needed for all revenue projects

Talk to a Pro

The Entergy Business Development team consists of experienced professionals who specialize in relocating and growing these key industries