Residents and businesses of the City of Abbeville and the Town of Erath are now being served by a stronger, more resilient electric system after Entergy Louisiana completed a $15 million upgrade to a section of transmission lines in Acadiana.
Feed the Second Line and Entergy New Orleans have partnered to help build stronger, more resilient neighborhoods following major weather events.
Plan aims to reduce restoration costs and accelerate recovery following major storms
On Monday, Dec. 5, Entergy New Orleans and the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) celebrated the groundbreaking of the first phase of the West Power Complex, which includes a dedicated substation. When Phase I is complete, the facility will draw power from the Entergy New Orleans grid for day-to-day use and modern, in-house turbine generators for backup.
The Public Utility Commission of Texas approves construction for the Orange County Advanced Power Station near Bridge City, Texas.
New and upgraded infrastructure to increase resilience and reliable power
Upgrades are part of company’s pro-active plan to improve resilience
Using several tactics to build resilience into the electric system near the coast, Entergy Louisiana recently hardened overhead equipment and undergrounded a portion of the distribution system.
Entergy Louisiana recently began construction of an approximately $100 million transmission project that aims to build resilience and increase the reliability of its electric grid in southwest Louisiana.