Insights > People Power, Tips and Tools
Entergy Lighting Solutions Brightens Up Businesses Across Southeast Texas
10/02/2018

During the day, a large lot at Totran Transportation Services in Conroe looks like an expansive football field for parking heavy-haul trucks and trailers. But at night, the gravel parking lot lights up like Friday Night Lights on the big screen.

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Insights > Giving Back, Storms
Putting Life Back Together – One Nail At A Time
08/30/2018

When Harvey hit, many of the victims who lost everything didn’t qualify for help from FEMA. Some couldn’t even prove who they were or where they lived, because Harvey washed away all their paperwork. That’s where Mission Northeast in New Caney stepped in.

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Insights > Giving Back, Storms
How One Family Weathered A Challenging Year Following Harvey Floods
08/29/2018

When floodwaters began rising in their neighborhood in Orange, Texas, Jessica and Aceson Holmes safely moved their pets and vehicles to higher ground and evacuated before the worst of Hurricane Harvey’s rains arrived. Over the next few days, the water reached 5 feet in their house and 6 feet in their barn as Adams Bayou swelled over its banks.

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Insights > Giving Back, Storms
Serving Southeast Texas Through It All
08/27/2018

For nine days, cars lined up a mile in each direction in front of the Southeast Texas Food Bank in Beaumont. Hurricane Harvey had cut off the city from the surrounding area leaving residents with nowhere to turn for food and water except the Food Bank and isolating the Food Bank from the rest of the area it serves – eight total counties in Southeast Texas.

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Insights > Giving Back, Storms
Providing Relief to Those in Need
08/27/2018

In those days following Harvey, uncertainty hung thick in the air. Even though the rains had passed, whole communities had been swallowed by flooding and residents were uncertain if more was to come. One year later, Salvation Army is still working to help those in need.

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Insights > Giving Back, Storms
Rising Above the Challenges
08/27/2018

The boxes of prepackaged meals ready to eat multiplied and grew along walls and in hallways, a sign of the generosity pouring into Southeast Texas from across the country. As the president and CEO of the United Way of Beaumont and North Jefferson County, Karyn Husbands and her team were facing how to coordinate with nonprofits across the region. Luckily, her team quickly had an answer for the MREs.

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News > Communities, Customers, Storms
Entergy Texas Aids Harvey Recovery in Classrooms, Communities
08/23/2018

In the aftermath of Harvey’s devastation, Southeast Texas showed the resilience to overcome. Neighbors, families and businesses stood together and rebuilt, stronger than ever. A year later, that rebuilding continues. This is why on the first anniversary of Hurricane Harvey hitting the Lone Star State, Entergy Texas is giving $300,000 to local educators, local governments and nonprofit organizations to replace items that Harvey destroyed.

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News > Communities, Customers, Safety, Growth, Storms
Hardening the System After Historic Harvey
08/21/2018

Even before the clouds passed, the rain ended and the final power outage was restored, Entergy employees came together to plan. First, Entergy worked to help customers and employees rebuild stronger communities. Entergy employees also worked to rebuild a stronger electric system. In the past year, Entergy Texas has taken steps to protect electric infrastructure, and improve restoration efforts following extreme weather.

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News > Customers, Environment
Don’t Plant Palm Trees Under Power Lines
08/16/2018

Palm trees have become synonymous with tropical paradise, but the straight, fast growing trees can quickly become a nightmare for some homeowners who plant them under power lines.

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