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Restoration Work Continues in Calcasieu, Cameron Parishes
09/13/2020

Crews continued restoring power to customers in Calcasieu and Cameron parishes, the areas struck hardest by Hurricane Laura.

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Workers rebuild storm-damaged equipment in the Hackberry area.
Workers rebuild storm-damaged equipment in the Hackberry area.
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Entergy Louisiana Restoration Morning Update – Sept. 13
09/13/2020

While crews continue making progress restoring power to customers affected by Hurricane Laura, Entergy is also preparing for the potential impacts in the coming days of Tropical Storm Sally, which is forecast to move into the Gulf of Mexico. We encourage customers to prepare, too.

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Entergy Louisiana Restoration Evening Update – Sept. 12
09/12/2020

Entergy’s storm team continues to make significant progress in repairing and rebuilding the electric system in southwest Louisiana.

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Entergy Louisiana Storm Update - Sept. 12, 9 a.m.
09/12/2020

Entergy’s storm team continues to work to restore power to customers in Calcasieu and Cameron parishes, the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Laura on Aug. 27. As of 7 a.m. Saturday, approximately 59,000 customers remain without power in heavily impacted southwest Louisiana.

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Entergy Louisiana Restoration Evening Update – Sept.11
09/11/2020

Another restoration milestone was reached in Louisiana today with the re-energization of the second of nine high-voltage lines feeding power into the Lake Charles area.

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Entergy Louisiana Restoration Morning Update – Sept. 11
09/11/2020

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Entergy Louisiana Restoration Evening Update – Sept. 10
09/10/2020

Approximately 23,000 customer outages have been restored in Calcasieu and Cameron parishes just two weeks after the region bore the brunt of Hurricane Laura.

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Both vital to our system, distribution and transmission play different roles.
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Transmission vs. Distribution: What Makes Them Different?
09/10/2020

As crews work to restore power in Southwest Louisiana, customers may see new distribution poles but remain without power. While the distribution system was heavily impacted by Hurricane Laura, we also had significant damage to our transmission system. This system consists of lines carrying high-voltage electricity quickly and efficiently over long distances and are often seen along highways, interstates or crossing water. While our distribution structures were damaged as well, transmission structures are larger, harder to transport, and require more crews to construct.

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Hurricane Laura Restoration Update - 9/10/20 @ 9:45 a.m.
09/10/2020

Lake Charles/Sulphur damaged distribution equipment replaced includes 8,809 poles, 2,313 transformers and 18,254 spans of wire.

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