Entergy Corporation (Entergy) is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail electric distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of aggregate electric generating capacity. The Company is also a nuclear power generator in the United States. Entergy operates through two business segments: Utility and Entergy Wholesale Commodities. The Utility business segment includes the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electric power in service territories in four states that include portions of Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana, and operates a small natural gas distribution business. The Entergy Wholesale Commodities business segment includes the ownership and operation of six nuclear power plants. In December 2011, the Company acquired Rhode Island State Energy Center, from subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Inc.