We’re proving our commitment to reliability by modernizing our grid. By the end of 2023, we're projected to spend more than $9.5 million on FOCUS program projects across our service area.
Today, Entergy Mississippi’s customers and communities continue benefiting from actions taken by the company to forge a new direction into the future.
DeSoto County is the fastest growing county in Mississippi. In response, we've poured $4.8 million into strengthening the grid and increasing load capacity in and around Lewisburg.
These high-voltage lines and the structures holding them are a crucial part of the grid, so maintaining them is an essential part of Entergy Mississippi’s work. Wooden poles were once the standard material for transmission structures. However, today steel and concrete poles are preferred for reliability.
The availability of dependable, affordable electricity has enabled us to envision and achieve not only a variety of modern conveniences and life-changing inventions, but also bold objectives like reducing the amount of carbon we emit into the atmosphere in the process.
Despite the extensive damage, crews were able to restore power to all customers who could receive it within a week of the storm. Engineers also used the rebuild as a chance to strengthen the grid and prepare Rolling Fork for greater resiliency during future storms.
When Entergy Mississippi crews installed a high-voltage clean air circuit breaker at one of our Vicksburg, Mississippi substations late last year, two companies reached milestones.
As the year draws to a close, our thoughts turn to all things merry and bright as we remember the past and look forward to a new year filled with hope and promise.
Program identifies, addresses under-performing devices