Keeping your business profitable means looking for ways to stretch every dollar. Choosing electric pumps to operate your irrigation system is one important way you can lower operating costs and save money. The Entergy Electric Conversion Program makes it easy for you to go electric.
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Lower Energy Costs.
Choosing electric instead of diesel-powered pumps could help you reduce operating costs.
Lower Maintenance Costs.
- Electric motors last longer.
- No belts, radiators, clutches, or oil changes needed.
- Vibration in the motor is minimal, which is better for the pump and well.
Plus, electric is more reliable, cleaner, quieter, safer, and easier to operate.
Line Extension Policy.
The Entergy Mississippi line extension policy allows for up to 600 feet per well (line, poles and transformer) at no additional cost to agricultural customers. For line extensions in excess of 600 feet, Entergy offers revenue justification where Entergy will cover the cost of the line extension up to 4 times the amount of estimated annual revenue.
Combining multiple wells under the same property owner into a single project allows customers to maximize their line extension credits in order to make a larger project feasible.
For line extensions beyond 600' and revenue justification credit the customer can pay any remaining cost either upfront (Contribution in Aid of Construction - CIAC) or through a charge added to your monthly bill (minimum bill).
"For me it was a no-brainer. The electric pump is efficient and has lower maintenance costs."
-- John C., Rice farmer
Are You Eligible?
The Entergy Electric Conversion Program is available to Mississippi farmers with wells located within Entergy's service area. No matter whether you grow corn, rice, soybeans, or raise crawfish, you can save money with a more efficient way to power your irrigation pumps.
The Entergy Electric Conversion Program will work with you every step of the way.
- Schedule a free onsite consultation.
- Get a no-obligation cost estimate.
Frequently Asked Questions about converting to electric irrigation pumps.
"Electric pumps are cleaner to operate and require less regular maintenance."
-- Matthew C., Soybeans, rice, and corn farmer
- Federal Grants Wire Agriculture and other government grants and loans.
- U.S. Department of Agriculture Service Center Locator Access USDA services near you.
- Rural Energy for America Program Financial assistance for building energy efficiency into your agricultural operations.