Entergy reports more than 90 percent power restoration following Isaac

New Orleans, September 4, 2012 – Entergy crews restored about 75,000 more Louisiana customers since late September 3.

As of 9 a.m. September 4, about 668,000 customers in Louisiana have had their power restored since Hurricane Isaac left 704,000 homes and businesses without electricity.

Six substations and 11 transmission lines remain out of service in Louisiana.

Entergy Corp. is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with about 30,000 MW of electric generating capacity, including more than 10,000 MW 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 about 15,000 employees.

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