Maintain CO2 emissions at 20% below year 2000 levels

Maintain CO2 emissions at 20% below year 2000 levels

  • Overview


    Entergy commits to maintain CO2 emissions from Entergy-owned power plants and controllable purchases at 20% below year 2000 levels on a cumulative basis.

    The commitment is that by 2020, CO2 emissions shall be 20% below year 2000 levels when taking into account all three commitment periods (2001 to 2005, 2006 to 2010 and 2011 to 2020). This level is 42.6 million short tons per year.

    Please refer to Entergy’s 2011 Sustainability Report at

    Commitment Target(s)
    • 2020 – CO2 emissions to be 20% below year 2000 levels

    • Sustainable Development Goals
      7. Affordable and clean energy; 11. Sustainable cities and communities; 12. Responsible consumption and production; 13. Climate action; 14. Life below water; 15. Life on land
      Issue areas
      Biodiversity; Climate Change; Energy; Principle 7; Principle 8; Principle 9
      Sustainable Energy for All (SEFA) objectives addressed
      Energy Efficiency
      Industry sector(s) that apply to this commitment
      Country(s) where this commitment will be implemented
      United States


      Note: All organisations listed above are accountable for the commitment made. These organisations are required to complete an annual communication on progress for the duration of the commitment, either jointly or individually, as laid out in the accountability section of the submission form.