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9 p.m. July 15 Update - Cleco continues with restoration efforts from Tropical Storm Barry

PINEVILLE, La. – July 15, 2019 (9 p.m.) – As of 9 p.m., Cleco had restored power to nearly 90 percent of the 63,000 Cleco customers who lost power following Tropical Storm Barry.

“Our crews have worked through challenging conditions like heavy rain and strong winds to restore power to customers,” said James Lass, general manager of distribution operations and emergency management. “Despite our best efforts, some customers will be without power overnight.”

As of 9 p.m., Cleco had approximately 7,000 customers without power. 

Parish

Customers without power

Allen

<5

Avoyelles

39

Evangeline

14

Iberia

2,652

Rapides

23

St. Martin

219

St. Mary

4,007

St. Tammany

81

 

For more information, visit Cleco’s Storm Center website at cleco.com or follow the company on Facebook at @ClecoPower. 

Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC is a regional energy holding company that conducts its business operations through its subsidiaries, Cleco Power LLC and Cleco Cajun LLC. Cleco Power is a regulated electric public utility company that owns nine generating assets with a total nameplate capacity of 3,310 MWs and serves approximately 290,000 customers in Louisiana through its retail business and supplies wholesale power in Louisiana and Mississippi. Cleco Cajun is an unregulated utility company that owns eight generating assets with a total nameplate capacity of 3,555 MWs, with contracts serving nine Louisiana cooperatives, five wholesale municipal customers and one electric utility. For more information about Cleco, visit us at www.cleco.com

 

Media Contact:

Jennifer Cahill

318-484-7411

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