Our workforce has restored nearly 70% or 646,000 of the 948,000 total customers who lost power.
As of 6 p.m., we have restored nearly 155,000 customers. We anticipate the vast majority of customers in New Orleans Parish who can safely accept power will be restored by late evening Sept. 8. Customers in the hardest hit areas along Chef Menteur Highway east of Chef Pass are estimated to be restored by Sept. 29 if they are able to receive power.
As of Noon, we have restored nearly 150,000 customers, including all of hospitals, and a number of grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, hotels and restaurants. We also continue to restore residential neighborhoods.