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Cleco restores power to roughly 93 percent of customers following storms

Pineville, La., Oct. 28, 2019 (1 p.m.) – Cleco has restored power to nearly 26,000 of the 28,000 customers who experienced outages after Tropical Storm Olga moved across Cleco’s service territory in St. Tammany and Washington parishes early Saturday morning.

“Our crews will continue to work throughout the day, and we expect the remaining customers who can receive power will have their power restored today,” said James Lass, general manager of distribution operations and emergency management. “We appreciate our customers’ patience and thank our crews and contractors for their hard work.”

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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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