Generally constructive regulatory environment in Louisiana; Large customer base which has below-average demographic characteristics but is showing some improvement after Hurricanes Rita and Katrina; and Strong operating performance for owned generation assets. Service territory has average to below-average demographics and moderate growth characteristics; Exposure to nuclear operating assets with associated risks; and Rates are higher than regional average but closer to the national average. The rating on Entergy Louisiana LLC (ELL) reflects the consolidated credit profile of its parent, Entergy Corp., which incorporates the business and financial risk profiles of its regulated U.S. electric utility operations and merchant nuclear generation operations. Entergy has a strong business risk profile that reflects the combination of well-managed regulated electric utility operations offset by...
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- Entergy Louisiana LLC
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