St. Tammany Corporation and Port of New Orleans Sign MOU to Attract Manufacturing and Distribution Centers to the Region

28 Apr, 2021

NEW ORLEANS (April 28,2021) –The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) and the St. Tammany Corporation today entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to grow trade, as well as to support existing and new business relationships for the benefit of the region and state of Louisiana.

Cleco Donates $100K for New LSUA Student Success Center

31 Mar, 2021

Cleco Corporate Holdings President and Chief Executive Officer, Bill Fontenot, presented a $100,000 check to Louisiana State University of Alexandria (LSUA) Chancellor Dr. Paul Coreil this morning on the LSUA campus. Cleco’s donation is in support of Fierce for LSUA, LSUA’s first ever major capital campaign. The primary focus is

Cleco Power ranked among top five midsize electric utilities for customer satisfaction in J.D. Power 2020 electric residential study

19 Jan, 2021

Company recognized for COVID-19 efforts and as a top brand

American Airlines Announces Direct Flights from Alexandria, LA to Charlotte, NC

15 Jan, 2021

ALEXANDRIA, LA – January 15, 2021 – Alexandria International Airport (AEX) today announced that American Airlines will expand its daily service to include a non-stop flight to Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). The new service will begin April 2, 2021. Passengers can begin booking flights on this new route beginning

Cleco Donates $1,000,000 to CLTCC

18 Nov, 2019

Donation to Central Louisiana Technical and Community College Will Fund Scholarships and Other Services

Gov. Edwards, Cleco Formalize $7 Million Economic Development Fund

10 May, 2017

Fund will provide infrastructure improvements, other incentives to attract economic development projects in Cleco’s 23 parish territory.

Louisiana Earns Top 10 Spot Among Nation's Best Business Climates

06 Nov, 2019

Today, Site Selection announced Louisiana ranks among the Top 10 states in the U.S. for best business climate for the 10th year in a row. The magazine ranked Louisiana No. 10 in its 2019 analysis of the top locations for business investment and job creation. Georgia, North Carolina and Ohio

Cleco adds 50 megawatts of emission free power

13 Aug, 2019

 PINEVILLE, La. (Cleco) - In early August, Cleco Power placed into service its St. Mary Clean Energy Center in Franklin, La. which is capable of generating up to 50-megawatts of electricity without increasing emissions.   “This marks the close of a four-year project completed in partnership with Cabot Corporation whereby Cleco

Cleco customers to see over $84.5 million in savings

31 Jul, 2019

PINEVILLE, La. – July 31, 2019 – Beginning tomorrow, the average Cleco customer will see a bill credit of approximately $14 a month for the next 12 months.  The benefit stems from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) which reduces the company’s corporate tax rate and is being passed along

Business Facilities Ranks LED FastStart No.1 In Workforce Training For 10th Consecutive Year

24 Jul, 2019

Landmark Louisiana program is best in nation for past decade; Louisiana also ranks high for foreign direct investment, best industrial electric rates, imports, exports and cyber-security growth potential

Louisiana Ranks Second in South for Economic Development Results

03 Jul, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Today, Southern Business & Development magazine ranked Louisiana No. 2 for securing the best economic development performance in the South on a per capita basis. This is the 11th year in a row that Louisiana has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2 in the highly competitive

Cleco Purchases Bunkie Industrial Park

30 Mar, 2019


Cleco Corporate Holdings gains final approval to acquire South Central Generating

16 Jan, 2019

PINEVILLE, La. (Cleco) - On Wednesday, Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC (Cleco) received a vote from the Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC) authorizing Cleco to acquire NRG South Central Generating LLC (South Central), a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG). This is the last regulatory approval needed to finalize the transaction. Previous

Louisiana Opportunity Zones Certified by U.S. Treasury Department

17 May, 2018

Gov. Edwards nominated 150 census tracts in April to spur development in lower-income areas

Mike Sibley Honored with LIDEA Award

08 Nov, 2017

Mary Jo Hanover Award recognizes exceptional dedication and outstanding contribution to the field of economic development.