NEWS

Cleco Donates $1,000,000 to CLTCC

18 Nov, 2019


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


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


BUNKIE'S SALE OF INDUSTRIAL PARK CLEARS WAY FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


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


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.


Jonathan Dean Receives CLED Designation

15 Nov, 2018


November 15, 2018 -  Jonathan Dean, Business Developer for Cleco Power, is the newest recipient of the prestigious Certified Louisiana Economic Developer (CLED) designation.  The award was presented at the Fall meeting of the Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association (LIDEA) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  The CLED program consists of an extensive


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.