Despite flooding and accessibility issues in some of the hardest-hit areas, a storm team of more than 4,000 are making significant progress in restoring power to customers following Hurricane Barry.
We ask for your patience as we rebuild damaged infrastructure, including poles, wires, substations and major lines.
As the storm moves slowly through our service territory, outage numbers will continue to fluctuate. While our number of customers affected remains fairly consistent, we have already restored over 188,000 customers.
As soon as it's safe to begin working, our crews start turning the lights back on for our customers.
As soon as it is safe to do so, we will immediately begin assessing damage and restoring power. This process could take several days depending on the severity of the storm’s impact.
As of 3 p.m. today, our Louisiana workforce totals over 2,800, including over 2,000 line and vegetation workers onsite and en route.
We have assembled a workforce of nearly 2,000 restoration workers committed to restore electrical service disrupted in Louisiana by Tropical Storm Barry.