It’s time to turn back the clock and turn up your energy savings. When daylight saving time ends on Sunday, November 3 you gain an hour - along with longer nights, shorter days and cooler temperatures. It’s a perfect time to get your home ready for winter, which can help you save energy while you’re waiting to spring forward again.
Crews have restored power to more than 79,000 of the customers affected by the remnants of Tropical Storm Olga that hit Louisiana Saturday.
As of 8 a.m. Sunday, power had been restored to approximately 66,000 of the 92,000 customers affected by the storm that caused significant damage to Entergy infrastructure, largely in southeast Louisiana. The New Orleans metro area and Hammond areas were hit the hardest by the storm that downed trees and damaged more than 150 poles.
Crews have made progress, reducing a Saturday morning peak of 92,000 customer outages to 31,000 — a more than 60% decrease — by 7 p.m.
Olga moved quickly through Louisiana, bringing thunderstorms and high winds that knocked out power to more than 92,000 customers at its peak Saturday morning. As of 10:30 a.m. Saturday, approximately 77,000 customer outages remained.
If donations were baseball plays, this was a grand slam! In August, Entergy Mississippi presented a check totaling $418,237 to the Salvation Army during Power to Care night at Trustmark Park. The donation from our shareholders, employees and customers set a new annual fundraising record for The Power to Care, which helps elderly and disabled customers pay their electricity bills in times of financial crisis.
Donations help vulnerable customers pay utility bills.