Entergy operates primarily through two business segments: Utility and
• The Utility business segment includes the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electric power in portions of
Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana, including the City of New Orleans; and operation of a small natural gas distribution business. • The Entergy Wholesale Commoditiesbusiness segment includes the ownership and operation of six nuclear power plants located in the northern United Statesand the sale of the electric power produced by those plants to wholesale customers. In August 2013, Entergy announced plans to close and decommission Vermont Yankee. The plant is expected to cease power production in the fourth quarter 2014 after its current fuel cycle. This business also provides services to other nuclear power plant owners. Entergy Wholesale Commoditiesalso owns interests in non-nuclear power plants that sell the electric power produced by those plants to wholesale customers.