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Cleco continues restoration efforts

Pineville, La., June 20, 2019 (3 p.m.) – Cleco has restored power to nearly 70 percent of customers who experienced power outages following this morning’s severe storms in its central Louisiana service territory.

“We appreciate our customers’ patience as our crews work quickly and safely to restore power,” said James Lass, general manager of distribution operations and emergency management. 

At 3 p.m., Cleco had 6,139 customers without power. 

Parish

Customer outages

Avoyelles

41

Grant

241

Rapides

4,491

Sabine

1,366

 

Follow Cleco on Facebook at @ClecoPower for the latest updates.

Cleco warns that downed power lines can be energized and dangerous. Stay away from all power lines and do not attempt to move an object that is touching a downed line. Call 911 and Cleco at 1-800-622-6537 to report a dangerous situation involving electricity.

 

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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