Grid Resiliency Infrastructure Project (GRIP)

Updated as of April 10, 2024

Project Details

• Project: Grid Resiliency Infrastructure Project (GRIP)
• Applicant/Selectee: City of Lafayette
• Federal Cost Share: $25 million
• Recipient Cost Share: $25 million
• Project Location: City of Lafayette, Louisiana

Projects List

Rehab Copper Overhead

Project Description:
This project has been identified to perform rehabilitation to copper overhead lines that were installed in the 1970’s and 1980’s.

Past 3 Years:
FY21/22: $0
FY22/23: $200,000.00
FY23/24: $200,000.00


Next 3 Years:
FY24/25: $200,000.00
FY25/26: $200,000.00
FY26/27: $200,000.00


Budgeted Past 3 Years:
$400,000

Projected Next 3 Years: 
$600,000

Wood Pole Improvement

Project Description:
This project has been included to identify and replace wooden structures that are at the end of life and deteriorating.

Past 3 Years:
FY21/22: $95,000
FY22/23: $95,000
FY23/24: $130,000


Next 3 Years:
FY24/25: $130,000
FY25/26: $130,000
FY26/27: $130,000


Budgeted Past 3 Years:
$320,000

Projected Next 3 Years:
$390,000

Replace Wooden Transmission Structures

Project Description:
This project has been included to identify wooden structures on the transmission line and replace them with new steel structures. These structures are deteriorating and need to be replaced to extend the life of the transmission line.

Past 3 Years:
FY21/22: $175,000
FY22/23: $175,000
FY23/24: $1,700,000


Next 3 years:
FY24/25: $4,800,000
FY25/26: $0
FY26/27: $0


Budgeted Past 3 Years:
$2,050,000

Projected Next 3 Years:
$4,800,000

 

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