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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


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.


Cleco Corporate Holdings to acquire NRG South Central Generating

07 Feb, 2018


PINEVILLE, La., Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC (Cleco), owner of regulated electric utility Cleco Power LLC (Cleco Power), announced that it will acquire NRG South Central Generating LLC (South Central), a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., for $1.0 billion.  Under the terms of the agreement, Cleco will acquire


Cleco providing savings to customers from corporate tax decrease

22 Feb, 2018


PINEVILLE, La. – Feb. 22, 2018 – Today, Cleco confirmed it will pass along savings to customers related to the recent tax reform.  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed into law on Dec. 22, 2017 and became effective on Jan. 1, 2018, decreased the federal corporate tax rate


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.


Cleco begins Bayou Vista-Terrebonne Project

31 Jul, 2018


To strengthen power service reliability for customers in southeast Louisiana and comply with NERC performance requirements, Cleco Power and Entergy Louisiana are working together to construct a 36-mile storm-hardened transmission line from Gray to Patterson. While Entergy’s portion, a 24-mile stretch of line from their Terrebonne Substation to Amelia, was


Cleco Corp. investing $20,000 into SLCC

09 Feb, 2018


Money will create scholarships for students.


Louisiana FastStart Number 1 for the Eighth Year in a Row

04 Jan, 2018


Remains the premiere workforce training program in the country.


Community College plans to bring 'world-class' training facility downtown

05 Dec, 2017


College Officials Reveal Plans for Manufacturing Technology Center