Blume, Eric R.
November 2005
Electric Perspectives;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p68
The article looks at the case of Hurricane Katrina and Entergy. In fact, there were 263 substations knocked out, 181 transmission lines and 1,560 feeder lines downed in the territory of Entergy. But before the storm struck New Orleans, the company had already evacuated 1,900 employees and their families. According to the estimate of the Energy Information Administration, electricity consumption in the U.S. will rise 49 percent by 2025.


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