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Cleco crews working on power restoration

Pineville, La., June 20, 2019 (11 a.m.) – Storms moved through Cleco’s service territory this morning causing widespread power outages to approximately 19,000 customers across central Louisiana.

“Cleco has mobilized all available Cleco line crews and contractor crews to assist with restoration efforts,” said James Lass, general manager of distribution operations and emergency management.  “In addition to power restoration, our crews are working to clear debris.”

At 11 a.m., Cleco had 9,705 customers without power. 


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Cleco reminds customers to be aware of possible downed lines. Stay away from low-hanging or downed lines. Call Cleco and 911 to report an unsafe situation with electricity. For additional safety tips, please visit www.cleco.com.  

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

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