Hurricane Laura storm restoration work continues

Hurricane Laura storm restoration work continues
Power restored to more than 50 percent of customers since storm passed

PINEVILLE, La. – Aug. 30, 2020 (8:30 a.m. update) – Cleco crews continue to make progress, restoring power to more than 50 percent of the 140,000 customers affected by Hurricane Laura after it made landfall in southwest Louisiana Thursday.


As of 8 a.m., power has been restored to over 74,000 customers.

Below are outages by parish as of 8 a.m.
Acadia – 33

Allen – 5,917

Avoyelles – 1,915

Beauregard – 5,122

Calcasieu – 2,461

Catahoula – 18

Desoto – 580

Evangeline – 1,171

Grant – 7,110

Iberia – 7

Jefferson Davis – 39

Lasalle – 15

Natchitoches – 646

Rapides – 30,311
Red River – 33

Sabine – 3,977

St. Landry – 104

St. Mary – 11

Vernon – 5,685


For additional information on Cleco’s storm restoration efforts, follow the company on Facebook @ClecoPower or visit Cleco’s Storm Center page at


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 3,360 MWs and serves approximately 288,000 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, three wholesale municipal customers and one electric utility.  For more information about Cleco, visit us at


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