Most people would hesitate to stop on the side of the road in the wee hours of the morning to help a stranger. Especially if they’re outside Parchman, Mississippi. Our linemen aren’t most people.
How a READI audit helped one customer save money and start new energy-efficient habits.
Diane Franczyk is one of 25,000 Mississippi homeowners to have energy-saving items installed through the Entergy Mississippi Residential Audit and Direct Install Program. She received 14 LED bulbs, an LED night light, an advanced power strip and had her refrigerator coil cleaned at no additional cost.
Chris Smith came to Entergy through little league baseball. His coach worked at the company and later hired Chris as a groundman. That was 34 years ago. Since then, Chris has worked his way through the ranks as a lineworker to his current role as a senior training specialist at our Knowledge and Skills Training center in Clinton, Mississippi.
It takes courage – and curiosity – to venture down a completely new career path. That may explain why some of our engineers are flourishing in non-engineering positions. Their analytical, solution-oriented skills are helping them design their own success. During National Engineers Week, we salute them for conquering new professional territories.
How are linemen at a power company and linemen on a football team alike? They’re both responsible for powering through the lines – one to electrify the grid and the other to electrify the gridiron.
Spend your money on presents, not crooks
If the lights go out in Woodville, it’s a safe bet as to who will come out to save the day.
Lists are popular during the holiday season. Naughty or nice, holiday wishes, Oprah’s favorite things, the best songs of the year, and the lists go on! Each one requires purposeful thought. If our favorite moments of 2018 were a list of gifts we love to give, here’s what would be on it.
Employee teams worked together to collect items to send to deployed troops for Christmas.
Mississippi employees make sure troops receive holiday care packages showing their appreciation and support.