ENTERGY Bolivar Reliability Project

Jim Malain, Customer Service Manager for Entergy Texas, hosted a Community Advisory Panel on Wednesday January 24 to provide an update on the Bolivar Peninsula Reliability Project. This project is part of Entergy-Texas’ ongoing efforts to improve service on Bolivar Peninsula. A combination of new construction and equipment upgrades will address the load growth increase and improve grid reliability.

2 new elevated substations rated for 150 mph winds (Palms and Port Bolivar)
Corrosion mitigation – stainless steel enclosures
Upgrades to 3 existing substations
25 miles of new 34.5KV feeder line
Self healing networks

Palms Substation: foundations are complete, chain wall and slabs installed
Port Bolivar Substation: pile driving complete, begin setting chain wall
High Island Substation: new transformer installed, firewall installed

Palms Substation and Port Bolivar Substation

Planned in 4 phases
Construction started, Port Bolivar to Blue Water

Distribution line construction and High Island transformer

Substation construction complete, Q2-2024
Distribution line construction complete, Q1-2025

For more information and updates, visit the
Bolivar Peninsula Reliability Project webpage


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