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Beaumont, Texas
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Entergy Texas storm update – 6/11/23, 8 p.m.
06/11/2023

Crews have restored power to approximately 71% of customers within 24 hours of the storm’s initial impact.

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Entergy mobile command center for incident response
Entergy mobile command center for incident response
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Entergy Texas outage update – 6/11/23, 11:20 a.m.
06/11/2023

Crews are continuing damage assessments and restoration efforts following strong storms with 70 mph winds, heavy rain.

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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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Entergy piloting installation of concrete poles
05/01/2023

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.

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Entergy is ready for a potentially active hurricane season
05/01/2023

National Hurricane Preparedness Week is here.

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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.
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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 Easter flood of 1979 that deluged large portions of Jackson remains one of the capital city’s most destructive natural disasters.
The Easter flood of 1979 that deluged large portions of Jackson remains one of the capital city’s most destructive natural disasters.
Insights > Storms
Company and community respond to Easter flood of 1979 with ‘magnificent’ levee-building effort
04/12/2023

With water levels creeping higher by the hour, the company decided to take six substations out of service as a safety measure and focus on protecting two that could be saved with levees—the Old Canton Road Substation serving northeast Jackson and the South Jefferson Street Substation serving the downtown area.

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The tornado demolished a 115,000-volt substation in southwest Jackson on March 3, 1966.
The tornado demolished a 115,000-volt substation in southwest Jackson on March 3, 1966.
Insights > Storms
‘Awe inspiring and devastating’: Candlestick Park tornado of 1966
04/12/2023

In a matter of seconds, the tornado demolished Entergy’s 115,000-volt Southwest Jackson Substation and severed six major transmission lines and numerous distribution lines, prompting crews to work around the clock until full service was restored.

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