Emma Hopkins

Emma Hopkins

Emma Hopkins is an organizer for the Sierra Club in Louisiana.

Am illustration of a magnifying glass placed over construction plans

Cleco energy plan calls for tougher scrutiny from Louisiana regulators

By: - July 30, 2023

The long-range energy plan that Cleco submitted to the Louisiana Public Service Commission (PSC) this year is incredibly flawed and needs to be fixed. Every scenario in the utility’s energy plan assumes that expensive carbon capture and sequestration is needed at its Madison coal plant. Meanwhile, Cleco’s energy plan fails to use industry-standard, competitive bids […]