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 Mississippi has purchased the former Primos facility and 10 acres, and some 25 adjacent acres in the Flora Industrial Park, and will relocate 44 employees to the site once the property is in service next year.
These upgrades will benefit electrical customers in southwest Mississippi and Louisiana
$14 million project will benefit customers in southwest Mississippi and Louisiana
Transmission circuit serves more than 4,000 customers, including Ceres Industrial Park
New substation, new transmission lines support growth in area
Entergy Mississippi’s $31-million reliability project is underway to upgrade Hinds County customers to a technologically-advanced system with increased capacity and reliability.