A new statue has been dedicated in downtown Lake Charles saluting the linemen and linewomen who came from all over the United States to restore electrical power after Hurricane Laura.
The utility recalls the historically destructive 2020 hurricane season while forecasters predict volatile storms ahead for U.S. coastlines.
Brendan Pitre, Waterford 3 Steam Electric Station senior coordinator of security compliance, was one of many who volunteered to help in the massive Hurricane Laura restoration effort. He received one of Entergy Nuclear Employee Spotlight recognitions.
Rebuilding the transmission system after Hurricane Laura.
Mutual assistance allows for extra help in disasters.
When monster storms ravage cities and towns, destroying the energy grid, an army of restoration workers can be counted on to descend upon the area, working feverishly to rebuild and restore the infrastructure needed to bring a community back to life.