Some of the more than 1 million customers in Louisiana plunged into darkness by Hurricane Ida should see their power restored within the next few days, Rod West, Entergy group president for utility operations, told CNBC on Tuesday.
“We are making progress on the damage assessment front. We do expect to be in a position to bring transmission facilities into service within the next day or so. That will give us an opportunity to begin bringing some of the lights on in New Orleans in the coming days,” West said on “Squawk on the Street.”
“We’re going to have 16,000 to 20,000 people working to restore power. Because many of them live in the areas we’re trying to energize, they know we’re on…