Entergy Louisiana and Entergy New Orleans are continuing to monitor and plan for the potential impacts of Tropical Storm Nicholas as it travels towards the northwestern Gulf in the coming days.
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.
Teams continue to make significant progress across southeast Louisiana
In the five days since Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, Entergy crews have restored power to approximately 225,000 customers.
Entergy Corporation continues to make substantial restoration progress following Hurricane Ida’s destructive path through Southeast Louisiana and Mississippi.
The first light is a sign of hope, early this morning, as Entergy crews turn power on for some customers in Eastern New Orleans with generation supplied by the New Orleans Power Station.
Just two days after Hurricane Ida delivered a catastrophic blow to Louisiana, Entergy has determined two options to bring first lights into the Greater New Orleans area by late evening Wednesday, Sept. 1.
Category 4 storm leaves a path of destruction across southeast Louisiana
Hurricane Ida has made landfall as a destructive and extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane, bringing with it life-threatening storm surge and catastrophic wind damage. Those in the hardest-hit areas could experience power outages for weeks.