Entergy’s River Bend Station nuclear power plant returned to service Saturday, March 20, following a successful scheduled refueling and maintenance outage.
Since graduating from Lineworker’s Boot Camp last August, Entergy’s newest apprentices have participated in some of the most challenging service-restoration efforts in company history, including devastating hurricanes in Louisiana and, more recently, a winter storm in Mississippi.
Entergy’s Louisiana companies are closely monitoring weather forecasts and preparing to respond to severe weather that may impact our area later this afternoon through this evening.
Primoris Services Corporation line workers supporting Entergy Louisiana's restoration efforts following the recent ice storms helped first responders quickly reach an ailing woman by clearing vegetation and debris away from the driveway of the woman's Concordia Parish home.
Warmer temperatures Saturday helped improve travel conditions for crews who are continuing to make significant progress restoring power where it is safe to do so after the second ice storm to cross Louisiana in less than a week heavily impacted the central and norther regions of the state.