Recognizing the hard work and dedication of Entergy employees, the Edison Electric Institute today awarded Entergy Corporation with its Emergency Response Award for the company's recovery efforts following Hurricane Ida in August 2021.
Some heroes wear capes. Some wear work gloves and safety glasses. Most just want to do a good deed for those in need, often because someone else once extended them a helping hand. David Rose, an analyst in Entergy Mississippi’s economic development department, will tell you he’s no hero. Erica Jackson, a senior project manager at Entergy, may beg to differ.
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.
Seven days after Hurricane Ida made landfall, Entergy has restored 395,000, or 42% of the 948,000 customers who lost power due to the storm.
Entergy Mississippi has restored power for all customers whose service was disrupted when severe weather swept through our service area last week. Ida caused about 46,600 outages on Monday and thunderstorms left more than 12,000 customers without power on Wednesday.
Six days after Hurricane Ida made landfall, Entergy has restored nearly 341,000, or 36% of the 948,000 customers who lost power due to the storm.
Six days after Hurricane Ida made landfall, Entergy has restored nearly 327,700, or 35% of the 948,000 customers who lost power due to the storm.
After a storm like Hurricane Ida, widespread power outages and high summer temperatures often lead people to turn to portable generators to keep air circulating and refrigerators running. But improper use of gas generators is one of the leading dangers after a storm passes.