Main electric transmission towers collapsed--New Orleans at 11% Internet connectivity

Sean Donelan sean at
Mon Aug 30 03:41:55 UTC 2021

Statement from Entergy (regional electric power company):

As a result of Hurricane Ida’s catastrophic intensity, all eight 
transmission lines that deliver power into the New Orleans area are 
currently out of service. When this occurred, it caused a load imbalance 
in the area and resulted in generation in the area coming offline.

We are currently working to assess damage and identify a path forward to 
restore power, to those who can take it, in the area.

We have provided back-up generation to the New Orleans Sewerage and Water 

Power will not be restored this evening, but we will continue work to 

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