Company recognized for investing over $13 billion and creating nearly 7,000 jobs
Natural gas power plant served the company’s customers for 71 years
Following Hurricane Ida making landfall near Port Fourchon, Louisiana on Aug. 29, Entergy Corporation announced today its utilities have restored power to approximately 932,000 customers, which is 98% of customers affected by the storm.
After 10 days of restoration work following Hurricane Ida’s path of destruction, Entergy New Orleans and Entergy Louisiana employees have restored power to 90% of customers in the greater New Orleans and Greater Baton Rouge areas. These areas include Ascension, Iberville, East and West Bank of Jefferson and Orleans parishes.
In the five days since Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, Entergy crews have restored power to approximately 225,000 customers.
The directive includes all of MISO’s south region, spanning from Arkansas to Texas to the Gulf South
Entergy has initiated additional power outages for its customers across its four-state service area. The company is taking this action as directed by our reliability coordinator, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, as a last resort and in order to prevent more extensive, prolonged power outages that could severely affect the reliability of the power grid.
Crews continue to assess damages and restore power where it is safe to do so after Hurricane Delta exited Entergy’s service territory Saturday evening.
Members of Entergy’s storm team are assessing damages and restoring power where it is safe to do so after Hurricane Delta made landfall Friday afternoon near Creole, Louisiana, as a Category 2 hurricane.
Entergy Corporation is cooperating with the U.S. Department of Justice on a civil investigation of competitive issues concerning certain practices and policies of the Entergy utility companies - Entergy Arkansas, Inc.; Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, LLC; Entergy Louisiana, LLC; Entergy Mississippi, Inc.; Entergy New Orleans, Inc.; Entergy Texas, Inc.; and Entergy Services, Inc.