Let's start with snakes.
Power outages have many causes. Among them are falling trees, high winds, ice, equipment failure, cars running into poles and animals. Today we're going to talk about animals.
Power outages have many causes. Among them are falling trees, high winds, ice, equipment failure, cars running into poles and animals. Today we’re going to talk about animals because, yes, we track these things.
Tree trimming keeps the lights on.
Trimming trees is essential to protecting the reliability of the electrical system. Here's a brief explanation of the scope of this responsibility and our strategy for protecting the system.
Entergy is building a smarter energy infrastructure by including devices to automate the distribution of power on the lines that feed millions of homes and businesses across its four-state service area.
Residents in El Dorado may have noticed trucks and crews around town working on a significant equipment upgrade. Workers are scheduled to rebuild transmission lines through the middle of November. There will be more work in substations from December through February, although not as visible to customers.
We'll do all we can to keep the lights on as we complete these upgrades.
We have determined the outage on March 24 and two outages on March 29 were caused by an equipment failure on the remaining operational line. The issue was at the Jim Hill substation in Southeast Missouri, just east of St. Francis.
Contract workers for Entergy Arkansas, Inc. will be trimming trees near power lines in the Searcy area through November.