When the lights go out, they go to work, and we couldn’t be more grateful for what they do.
Gene Woolsey, senior lineman, thought he had worked through every type of power emergency possible in his 39 years at Entergy Mississippi. He’s restored power outages caused by hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, ice storms, extreme temperatures, flooding, lightning, fires, animals and cars. A pandemic is not one of the situations he expected to include on that list. Yet, throughout COVID-19, he is among those on the front lines keeping power flowing.
In June, the National Safety Council celebrated National Safety Month by publishing materials on various topics focusing on saving lives and preventing injuries, from the workplace to anyplace. This year, the NCS has focused its efforts on relevant topics for keeping workers safe in the new normal.
While we may be celebrating pride at a safe distance this year due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Entergy is committed to creating a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging for all employees, this month, and every month.
Entergy's Executive Vice President and General Counsel was recognized as one of the 27 top in-house lawyers globally by the Financial Times newspaper.
Preparing for a storm is a challenge that Entergy New Orleans lineworkers train for year-round, but it takes a little different effort and resilience to restore power during a dual event.
Entergy ranks among the top 25 energy and utility companies rated in the survey.
Entergy New Orleans’ customers are now being served by a stronger, more resilient electrical grid.