Cleco restores power to nearly 3,000 customers overnight

PINEVILLE, La. – Dec. 17, 2019 (6 a.m.) – Throughout the night, Cleco crews restored power to roughly 3,000 customers who lost power following strong storms that moved through the area yesterday afternoon.      

“Today, local Cleco crews and crews from around the state will continue to assess damage, clear and clean debris, as well as replace broken poles, cross arms and downed wire,” said James Lass, general manager of distribution operations and emergency management. 

Cleco reports approximately 6,300 customers in Rapides Parish are without power.

For storm and restoration updates, follow Cleco 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 10 generating assets with a total nameplate capacity of 3,357 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


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