The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) recently awarded Entergy Corporation five Emergency Response Awards, including recovery awards for Hurricane Laura and severe thunderstorms last April, and assistance awards for hurricanes Sally, Isaias and Hanna.
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.
Part of the company’s $360,000 commitment to the hurricane relief effort.
Entergy Louisiana, LLC has restored power to all customers who can safely receive it after Hurricane Zeta significantly damaged the electric system in south Louisiana, including in hard-to-access coastal areas.
After four days of restoration work, Entergy’s storm team has made significant progress in power restoration, returning power to more than 416,000 customers.
At the peak, the Category 2 storm knocked out power to approximately 480,000 customers in Louisiana. Crews have restored power to over 80,000 customers as of 9 a.m. Thursday morning.
Entergy’s Louisiana utilities are prepared to mobilize a storm team of approximately 3,800 workers to respond to any impacts from Tropical Storm Zeta.
While the path and intensity of Tropical Storm Zeta could change, the companies are preparing for the enhanced risks of severe thunderstorms, strong winds, heavy rains, high tides and coastal flooding in portions of Louisiana.
Entergy Louisiana, LLC has restored power to all customers who can safely receive it after Hurricane Delta brought heavy rain and high winds to nearly every corner of the state. This accomplishment comes just over two weeks after the company restored power to customers following historic Hurricane Laura.