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Tropical Storm Isaac 6 a.m. Update

PINEVILLE, La., August 30, 2012 – Cleco outages increased through the night as Tropical Storm Isaac churned through the state.

In some areas of Cleco’s service territory, damage assessments will begin at daybreak while other areas are still waiting for the storm to pass.
As a precaution, residents should watch for downed power lines. To report a downed line, call Cleco at 1-800-622-6537 or 911.

Current Outage Count

Acadia Parish - 751
Allen Parish – 399    
Avoyelles Parish – 4,737
Beauregard Parish – 94
Evangeline Parish – 2,376
Grant Parish – 1,395      
Iberia Parish – 4,926
LaSalle Parish – 8
Rapides Parish – 6,766
Sabine Parish – 18
St. Landry Parish – 5,061
St. Martin Parish – 166
St. Mary Parish – 4,927
St. Tammany Parish – 62,805
Vernon – 12
Washington Parish – 756

TOTAL – 95,197

The next update will be at 9:00 a.m.

 

Cleco Corporation is a regional energy company headquartered in Pineville, La.  Cleco owns a regulated electric utility company, Cleco Power LLC, which owns nine generating units with a total nameplate capacity of 2,524 megawatts and serves approximately 281,000 customers in Louisiana through its retail business and 10 communities across Louisiana and Mississippi through wholesale power contracts.  Cleco also owns a wholesale energy business, Cleco Midstream Resources LLC, which owns two natural gas-fired generating units with a total nameplate capacity of 775 megawatts.  For more information about Cleco, visit www.cleco.com.

 

Media Contact:
Susan Broussard
318-484-5313


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