NEW ORLEANS - Councilmember Helena Moreno, chair of the Economic Development Committee, welcomes the arrival of the national headquarters of United Utility to New Orleans. United Utility has quickly become one of the nation’s top power transmission and distribution companies, an especially critical sector during the rapid deployment of new renewable energy resources.
“New Orleans welcomes United Utility to our city, which is on the front lines of the energy transition,” said Councilmember Moreno. “This is another example of the revolutionary impact of the energy transition on jobs and our economy. United Utility joins public sector energy investments like the $15 million Nexus Energy Center of the US, the Louisiana Wind Energy Hub, and companies like RWE, Gulf Wind, and Shell Gulf Wind Technology Accelerator to the growing roster of new energy investments that will position New Orleans as the gulf south’s leader in the energy transition in the years to come. As chair of the Council’s Economic Development Committee, growing quality job opportunities for our city has been my top priority. I look forward to continuing to work with our community and industry to drive innovative policy and attract new energy jobs and investments to New Orleans.”
United Utility will create 141 direct new jobs in New Orleans with average salaries of more than $95,000. United Utility is part of the Bernard Capital Partners group of companies, which boasts over 6,000 Louisiana jobs. United Utility is positioned to be one of the top 10 specialty contracting firms serving the utility market. To learn more about United Utility, go to unitedutility.com.