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.
DeSoto County is the fastest growing county in Mississippi. In response, we've poured $4.8 million into strengthening the grid and increasing load capacity in and around Lewisburg.
The company has developed the most comprehensive energy grid upgrade plan in the city’s history.
Recently, Chairman and CEO Drew Marsh joined key New Orleans leaders and policymakers to discuss best strategies to modernize the United States power grid, accelerate the clean energy transition and improve energy reliability and resilience.
These high-voltage lines and the structures holding them are a crucial part of the grid, so maintaining them is an essential part of Entergy Mississippi’s work. Wooden poles were once the standard material for transmission structures. However, today steel and concrete poles are preferred for reliability.
Maintenance work will improve reliability for customers in the Blackwell area.
A $110 million reliability project designed to meet the growing electrical demand and improve service on the Bolivar Peninsula will soon move to the next phase of construction.
Here are several essential components of post-weather damage recovery that make Entergy sites some of the most resilient in the country.