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Lucky 13: Entergy’s Stewardship of Trees Boosts Reliability and Resiliency
07/18/2018

It’s more than luck that recently earned Entergy Texas recognition as a Tree Line USA utility for the 13th year in a row. The award by the Arbor Day Foundation celebrates the company’s year-round, proactive vegetation management practices that prioritize proper tree pruning, planting and care.

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Work Starts to Ensure Reliability in Calvert / Franklin
01/04/2017

Power lines serving much of Robertson County are about to get a service reliability makeover. Contract crews are set to begin work on removing vegetation and trimming trees near the line to help keep the lights on for the 1,576 customers it serves across Robertson County.

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News > Grid Modernization
Nearly Half-Million Feet of Underground Power Line in SE Texas Tested; Method Helps ID Lines with Deteriorating Insulation, Potential for Outages
03/30/2016

Burying power lines underground may improve the landscape, but it does have its drawbacks. Most notably, when a power outage occurs, it may be more difficult to find the exact place in the line that needs to be repaired. Plus, making repairs becomes more complicated because of the digging involved to get to the line.

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Special 'Spinners' Keep Squirrels off Power Lines Leading into Substations; Installation Helps Prevent Animal-Related Outages
11/10/2015

Southeast Texas' sizeable population of squirrels may prove entertaining to watch in the backyard. But there's nothing amusing about the way they deftly dart along power lines, slip into electric substations and cause power outages to neighborhoods.

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Vidor Area Customers to Benefit from Service Reliability Work
09/20/2015

Customers in an area of Vidor will soon see workers in their neighborhoods when an eight- to 10-week project to help ensure service reliability begins.

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Wellington Place, Bevil Oaks Community Next up for Service Reliability Work
08/10/2015

Two new electric service reliability projects are set to begin in the Beaumont area over the next two weeks. The first includes neighborhoods along Beaumont's busy Dowlen Road while the other will take care of rural neighborhoods off Highway 105.

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Montgomery Area Gets Service Reliability Make-Over
05/11/2015

Contract workers for Entergy Texas, Inc. are taking their vegetation management expertise to the Montgomery area where they will spend the next three months working to help ensure service reliability.

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News > Customers
Rural North Orange Area Gets Service Reliability Make-Over
04/06/2015

Contract workers for Entergy Texas, Inc. are taking their vegetation management expertise to the Little Cypress community north of Orange where they will spend the next month working to help ensure service reliability in the area.

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Port Arthur Area Service Reliability Work Moves to New Areas
04/01/2015

Contract workers for Entergy Texas, Inc. have already completed one project in Port Arthur and are moving on to three others in new neighborhoods.

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