Entergy Texas, Inc. is delivering on key investments as part of its Bright Future plan for Southeast Texas. This comprehensive investment in infrastructure will ensure reliability, create new jobs and spur economic development across Southeast Texas.
The China-Stowell Transmission Project is a new 25-mile, 230kV transmission line that provides an “additional lane” to provide reliable and affordable electricity to the area.
The shovels hitting the dirt this morning marked a new chapter for reliable, affordable energy across Southeast Texas. Entergy executives, elected officials and community leaders gathered to celebrate a groundbreaking marking the ceremonial start of construction on the Montgomery County Power Station.
Entergy officials, business and community leaders gathered at the GT OmniPort Industrial Park today to “cut the wire” on the Port Arthur Reliability Transmission Project, an approximately $70 million investment in Southeast Texas. Once completed in 2020, the transmission project will provide reliable power to both existing and future customers in the growing area.
It’s more than luck that recently earned Entergy Texas recognition as a Tree Line USA utility for the 13th year in a row. The award by the Arbor Day Foundation celebrates the company’s year-round, proactive vegetation management practices that prioritize proper tree pruning, planting and care.
Power lines serving much of Robertson County are about to get a service reliability makeover. Contract crews are set to begin work on removing vegetation and trimming trees near the line to help keep the lights on for the 1,576 customers it serves across Robertson County.
Burying power lines underground may improve the landscape, but it does have its drawbacks. Most notably, when a power outage occurs, it may be more difficult to find the exact place in the line that needs to be repaired. Plus, making repairs becomes more complicated because of the digging involved to get to the line.
Southeast Texas' sizeable population of squirrels may prove entertaining to watch in the backyard. But there's nothing amusing about the way they deftly dart along power lines, slip into electric substations and cause power outages to neighborhoods.
Customers in an area of Vidor will soon see workers in their neighborhoods when an eight- to 10-week project to help ensure service reliability begins.