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Storms batter aging power grid as climate disasters spread

Apr. 06, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

Power outages from severe weather across the U.S. have doubled over the past two decades, as a warming climate stirs more destructive storms that cripple broad segments of the nation’s aging electrical grid, according to an Associated Press analysis of government data. Forty...

Storms batter aging power grid as climate disasters spread

Apr. 05, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

Power outages from severe weather have doubled over the past two decades across the U.S., as a warming climate stirs more destructive storms that cripple broad segments of the nation’s aging electrical grid, according to an Associated Press analysis of government data. Forty...

Food or power: Energy bill late fees force tough choices

Mar. 14, 2022 16:41 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Chris Kinney, a resident of Rapides Parish in central Louisiana, has seen his electricity disconnected eight times in nearly three years for falling behind on his energy bills to Cleco Power. His family did everything they could think of to catch up: pawning...

Entergy Louisiana users to cover $3.2M in hurricane costs

Feb. 23, 2022 17:34 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — State regulators have approved a plan in which Entergy Louisiana customers will pay for $3.2 billion in costs the utility incurred because of five storms that hit the state in 2020 and 2021. The Daily Advertiser reports that the Louisiana Public Service...