The Montgomery County Power Station is a state-of-the-art natural gas power plant that provides 993 megawatts of clean, affordable and efficient energy to power over 184,000 homes.
The next phase of construction includes installing utility poles and lines, building new distribution lines and setting the foundation for new substation sites.
Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnerships Funds to improve New Orleans community resilience
Proposed $1B investment will cut outage times by half
The replacement of the wood structures represents the majority of a $28 million annual investment Entergy Mississippi is making to harden the grid. So far, more than 1,000 aged wood structures have been replaced.
Entergy Louisiana recently completed construction of a transmission project that adds resiliency and increases reliability to the electrical grid in southwest Louisiana. The completion of this project will also help attract new economic development projects to the region and benefit existing residential, commercial and industrial customers in the area.
The proposal benefits customers, supports growth in Southeast Texas and helps strengthen the state’s economy.
Entergy Louisiana representatives, local officials and community members gathered Wednesday along Louisiana Highway 1 to celebrate the future of power in Grand Isle.
Crews plan to inspect more than 43,000 poles to help prevent outages.