These grants will go directly to local nonprofits assisting low-income customers with emergency needs following the winter storm.
Entergy Texas expects most customers to be restored by end of day, Thursday (2/18).
As of 8 pm, there are approximately 19,380 customers without power, down from 33,657 at 3 p.m.
MISO has issued a public appeal for conservation across the Entergy region from 5 – 10 pm tonight.
Entergy Texas continues to make progress in restoration during this historic winter event.
Entergy continues to return customers to service, prepares for additional winter weather.
Extreme cold temperatures are expected to last for much of the week and we ask all customers to help conserve electricity.
BEAUMONT, Texas - Entergy Texas has started additional power outages for its customers across the Eastern portion of its Texas service territory, which includes Jefferson, Orange, Hardin and Liberty counties. 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 a more extensive, prolonged power outage that could severely affect the reliability of the power grid.
Entergy Texas customer are asked to voluntarily reduce their electricity usage, especially between 5 pm and 9 pm.
High electrical power demand has caused a power shortage and issues caused by the winter weather event are impacting generation units.