Entergy is sending an initial wave of more than 820 restoration workers to support a safe restoration effort in anticipation of widespread damage from Hurricane Ian, including vegetation and line crews.
When monster storms and other extreme weather events ravage cities and towns, the electric power industry’s mutual assistance network can be counted on to respond in force, working together to bring communities back to life.
Less than a day after hearing he was cancer-free, lineman Tyler Manick knew what he needed to do first: help the people of southwest Louisiana.
Mutual assistance, a hallmark of the electric power industry, has characterized successful responses to major incidents and disasters for decades.
Ever seen a caravan of linemen with bucket trucks heading towards a disaster site, in the opposite direction that everyone else is driving? It’s not because they’re lost or searching for an adrenaline rush.