Labor Day Restoration Gaining Strength
NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — By Monday afternoon, Entergy crews have restored power to 86 percent of Louisiana customers who lost electricity when Hurricane Isaac made landfall Aug. 29.
As of 4 p.m. Monday, Entergy has restored power to more than 600,000 of the 704,000 Louisiana customers who lost power when Isaac made its slow trek across the state. Since 6 p.m. Sunday, Entergy has restored nearly 50,000 customers in some of the hardest hit parishes, including Orleans and Jefferson.
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. http://www.entergy.com
SOURCE Entergy Corporation