Labor Day Restoration Off to Strong Start
NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- By late Monday morning Entergy (ETR) crews have restored power to 82 percent of Louisiana customers who lost electricity when Hurricane Isaac made landfall Aug. 29.
Since 6 p.m. Sunday, Entergy crews were able restore power to an additional 25,000 customers. As of 11 a.m. Monday, Entergy's storm has now restored power to approximately 580,000 of the 704,000 Louisiana customers who lost power when Isaac made its slow trek across Louisiana. Roughly 125,000 Louisiana customers remained without power late Monday morning.
Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including more than 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one of the nation's leading nuclear generators. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $11 billion and approximately 15,000 employees.
SOURCE Entergy Corporation