Following Hurricane Ida making landfall near Port Fourchon, Louisiana on Aug. 29, Entergy Corporation announced today its utilities have restored power to approximately 932,000 customers, which is 98% of customers affected by the storm.
After 10 days of restoration work following Hurricane Ida’s path of destruction, Entergy New Orleans and Entergy Louisiana employees have restored power to 90% of customers in the greater New Orleans and Greater Baton Rouge areas. These areas include Ascension, Iberville, East and West Bank of Jefferson and Orleans parishes.
In the five days since Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, Entergy crews have restored power to approximately 225,000 customers.
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) announced Entergy Corporation as a recipient of EEI’s Emergency Response Award for its recovery efforts following hurricanes Delta and Zeta in 2020, and the February 2021 winter storm.
The directive includes all of MISO’s south region, spanning from Arkansas to Texas to the Gulf South
Entergy has initiated additional power outages for its customers across its four-state service area. The company is taking this action as directed by our reliability coordinator, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, as a last resort and in order to prevent more extensive, prolonged power outages that could severely affect the reliability of the power grid.
Entergy received five response awards, including recovery awards for Hurricane Laura and severe thunderstorms last April, and assistance awards for hurricanes Sally, Isaias and Hanna.
Crews continue to assess damages and restore power where it is safe to do so after Hurricane Delta exited Entergy’s service territory Saturday evening.
Members of Entergy’s storm team are assessing damages and restoring power where it is safe to do so after Hurricane Delta made landfall Friday afternoon near Creole, Louisiana, as a Category 2 hurricane.
Members of Entergy’s storm team are assessing damages and restoring power where it is safe to do so after Hurricane Laura made landfall Thursday near Cameron as a catastrophic Category 4 hurricane, causing widespread damage to Entergy’s electrical system and knocking out power to customers across Louisiana and east Texas.