Lake Charles/Sulphur damaged distribution equipment replaced includes 8,809 poles, 2,313 transformers and 18,254 spans of wire.
Entergy Louisiana successfully restarted one of its power plants in Calcasieu Parish Sept. 9, an achievement that paves the way for restoring power to additional communities impacted by Hurricane Laura in Sulphur and Lake Charles.
Crews numbering 15,500 in the state and 13,800 in the southwest alone have restored power to approximately 179,000 of the 270,900 customers who lost power at the peak of the hurricane.
What you need to know about the electrical equipment that serves your home.
As crews make progress toward turning the lights back on in southwest Louisiana, here’s what you need to know about the electrical equipment that serves your home.
Read about the many factors that go into restoring the more than 8,400 distribution poles damaged in Louisiana by Hurricane Laura.
Restoration workers, now numbering 16,000 in Louisiana, have restored power to approximately 178,000 of the 270,900 customers who lost power at the peak of the hurricane.
The reason for celebrating Labor Day and the accomplishments of American workers was never clearer as crews headed into the field Monday to set poles, hang wire and install equipment.
Entergy’s restoration workforce in Louisiana has installed 7,270 distribution utility poles and 2,778 transformers since Hurricane Laura struck.