It may be mid-September before power is available to customers in the Lake Charles area who can safely receive it.
Entergy’s storm team restored power to more than 95% of the 130,000 north Louisiana customers affected by Hurricane Laura in just eight days.
The familiar bucket truck is but one of the tools line workers use to repair the power grid
As of 8:00 a.m., Entergy Texas has 6,230 customers without power compared to the peak of 291,300 customers. A total of 285,070 customers have been restored since the peak of the storm.
Our restoration workers have restored 82% of the electrical power outages caused by Hurricane Laura.
One week after Hurricane Laura moved through the state, crews have restored around 60% of outages in Louisiana.
As of 4:15 p.m., Entergy Texas has 8,307 customers without power compared to the peak of 291,300 customers. A total of 282,993 customers have been restored since the peak of the storm.
Laura’s damage to Entergy’s transmission system has surpassed that of Hurricane Gustav that hit Louisiana and Hurricane Ike that hit Texas in 2008.