Greg McGriff, who retired from Entergy Mississippi in March with 32 years of service, said he “had a good run” in his career as a troubleman and recently shared reflections on his experience in an episode of T&D World’s “Line Life” podcast.
Entergy's Louisiana utilities rose to the occasion after a tornado devastated parts of Orleans and St. Bernard parishes.
Nearly 80% of outages restored from Wednesday storms
Several storms brought flash flooding, lightning, damaging hail, and gusts of wind greater than 60 mph across the state Wednesday, causing approximately 26,000 customer interruptions and a peak of 16,525.
Lineworkers are like celebrities when they roll in to restore power after a storm. In neighborhoods or on a lonely country road, there’s always someone who wants to say thanks, shake hands, offer a meal or ask for help. Hurricane Ida was no different.