Entergy Louisiana's dedicated team of engineers, lineworkers and others in operations are working hard to identify and perform reliability improvement projects that will build resilience into the electric system serving the Baton Rouge area.
Entergy crews and contractors are nearing completion of distribution work that is supporting a DOTD road widening project in Baton Rouge and will make the electric system in the area more reliable and resilient.
Entergy Louisiana crews and contractors have made several improvements to the transmission system serving an area in and around LSU’s campus.
Specialized Entergy crews called “barehand crews” have helped keep the lights on for Louisiana residents and businesses throughout a historically hot summer by safely performing work on energized powerlines.
In honor of Power Plant Worker Appreciation Day at Entergy Nuclear, meet Victoria “Tori” Stroburg, a mechanical maintenance supervisor at Waterford 3 Steam Electric Station.
Entergy Louisiana recently received approval from its regulator, the Louisiana Public Service Commission, to expand its gas infrastructure replacement program (GRIP) to include the replacement of vintage steel pipe.
Crews recently gathered in Jefferson Parish to undergo training and test the installation of concrete and composite utility poles. These materials are alternatives to wood poles that are in high demand across the country as utility companies ramp up grid hardening efforts.
Within one year after Hurricane Ida, Entergy rebuilds a Mississippi River crossing using an unprecedented 175-mph wind loading criteria.
To support a local roadway project and add resilience to the electric system, crews installed eight concrete poles in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Workers dug holes, used a crane to set poles and installed new wire. The project took place near Entergy’s facility along Pecue Lane that serves as the company’s state command center during times of major events such as power restoration following a hurricane.