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Crews work on a pole replacement project near Hollandale, Mississippi.
Crews work on a pole replacement project near Hollandale, Mississippi.
Insights > Our future
Entergy Mississippi to replace wooden transmission poles across service territory
10/06/2023

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.

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Entergy Arkansas completes reliability project impacting Blackwell area customers
09/19/2023

Maintenance work will improve reliability for customers in the Blackwell area.

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Insights > Our future
Bolivar Peninsula Reliability Project: Foundation work begins for new substations
08/17/2023

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.

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Insights > Our future, Storms
Resilience and the rise of crisis-ready sites
07/14/2023

Here are several essential components of post-weather damage recovery that make Entergy sites some of the most resilient in the country.

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Insights > People power, Storms
When storms strike, we’re there for customers, communities
05/04/2023

Storm response is a meticulously orchestrated production that Entergy trains and drills for year-round. Well before a storm strikes, employees transition to storm roles and prepare to support service restoration.

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The Mississippi River crested at 57.1 feet in Vicksburg on May 19, 2011.
The Mississippi River crested at 57.1 feet in Vicksburg on May 19, 2011.
Insights > People power, Storms
Engineering expertise enhances public safety, grid stability during 2011 Mississippi River flood
04/27/2023

Even though several lines had to be de-energized during the flood event, most customers never lost power because of the looped design of Entergy’s electrical system. 

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Drone footage allowed scouts to assess widespread damage across Rolling Fork.
Drone footage allowed scouts to assess widespread damage across Rolling Fork.
Insights > Storms
Resiliency in Rolling Fork
04/25/2023

Despite the extensive damage, crews were able to restore power to all customers who could receive it within a week of the storm. Engineers also used the rebuild as a chance to strengthen the grid and prepare Rolling Fork for greater resiliency during future storms.

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The Rex Brown Station was the first large source of electricity generation in the state.
The Rex Brown Station was the first large source of electricity generation in the state.
Insights > Our future
Legacy generation plants power Mississippi through 20th century, beyond
04/20/2023

Although Couch died in 1941, the foundation he had established in Mississippi helped position the company to meet the post-World War II surge in electricity demand and the accelerated pace of business and industry expansion. 

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Insights > Our future, Giving back
Entergy earns national award for commitment to economic development
03/23/2023

Entergy has been named a top U.S. utility by Business Facilities magazine for our commitment to economic development. We are one of just 14 utilities recognized in this national roundup.

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