Entergy Corporation and the Entergy Charitable Foundation awarded $4 million in contributions to nonprofit organizations during the fourth quarter of 2020, bringing total shareholder-funded contributions for the year to $18.9 million.
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) recently awarded Entergy Corporation five Emergency Response Awards, including recovery awards for Hurricane Laura and severe thunderstorms last April, and assistance awards for hurricanes Sally, Isaias and Hanna.
Part of the company’s $360,000 commitment to the hurricane relief effort.
Third quarter grants included $2.7 million to fund disaster relief efforts, educational programs and economic development.
Entergy Louisiana, LLC has restored power to all accessible customers in southwest Louisiana who can safely receive it after Hurricane Laura devastated the region and catapulted the company into its largest restoration effort.
Entergy Louisiana has announced that it is continuing its relief efforts in southwest Louisiana by providing more than $550,000 to nonprofit organizations assisting those affected by Hurricane Laura.
Following Hurricane Laura making landfall near Cameron, Louisiana in the early morning of Aug. 27, Entergy Corporation announced today its utilities have restored power to approximately 910,000 customers who can accept power, or approximately 99% of customers affected by the storm.
In just over a week, crews restored power to 291,300 customers across Southeast Texas.
Entergy Louisiana successfully restarted one of its power plants in Calcasieu Parish Wednesday, an achievement that paves the way for restoring power to additional communities impacted by Hurricane Laura in Sulphur and Lake Charles.