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.
Entergy IT announced the first three recipients of the new Entergy STEM college scholarship for the 2023-24 academic year.
“If someone sees me putting in the work and says, ‘hey, I can stay here and make a difference,’ then my hope is for them to go on and do even more.”
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.
Gail Stanton is the executive administrative assistant to Grant Flynn, Grand Gulf Nuclear Station’s general manager of plant operations, and is also the Women in Nuclear chapter president.
A new program at Grambling State University that seeks to address the representation of minorities in the technology field is off to a strong start, thanks to support from Entergy and a group of its employees volunteering as student mentors this semester.
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.
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.
In 1999, Entergy Mississippi achieved a historic milestone in diversity when Carolyn (Shanks) Correro was named president and chief executive officer, becoming the first woman to lead an Entergy operating company.