Specialized Entergy crews called “barehand crews” have helped keep the lights on for Louisiana residents and businesses throughout a historically hot summer by safely performing work on energized powerlines.
Crews recently gathered in Jefferson Parish to undergo training and test the installation of concrete and composite utility poles. These materials are alternatives to wood poles that are in high demand across the country as utility companies ramp up grid hardening efforts.
Work crews have successfully restored service to many Entergy customers who lost service due to a powerful winter storm that struck Arkansas and parts of Mississippi this week.
The winter storm moving through our service area is affecting power delivery to customers in Arkansas and parts of Mississippi.
We have restored 910,000, or 96% of the 948,000 of the customers whose power was disrupted by Hurricane Ida, and restored 95%, or 659,000 of our Entergy Louisiana customers.
Our workforce has restored 95%, or 900,000 of the 948,000 total customers who lost power due to Hurricane Ida.
Hurricane Nicholas could adversely affect Hurricane Ida restoration as Entergy’s Louisiana storm team continues making progress restoring power across southeast Louisiana. Our workforce has restored 91%, or 861,000 of the 948,000 total customers who lost power.
Two weeks after the storm struck the state, our workforce has restored nearly 90% of the 948,000 total customers who lost power.
Two weeks after Hurricane Ida struck Louisiana, our workforce has restored nearly 90% or 823,000 of the 948,000 total customers who lost power.