- Entergy Corporation is sending 305 of its linemen plus support personnel to the northeastern United States in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath.
- The crews left their service centers in Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas on Saturday and will be allocated depending on where the greatest repairs are needed.
- Among those receiving Entergy’s help will by Philadelphia-based PECO and Pepco Holdings, Inc., which serves customers in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and New Jersey.
From the article:
Answering a call for help from electricity providers in the northeast United States, Entergy operating companies are sending 305 linemen plus support personnel to the region in anticipation of a massive restoration effort following landfall of Hurricane Sandy.
Forecasts call for widespread high winds to begin Monday night and not dissipate until Wednesday evening. Entergy crews will depart from their respective service centers in Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas on Saturday, moving toward the northeast. Specific destinations will be determined by where the damage is. ...