New Orleans, LA Electric Company Caused Injury Lawyer
A number of different electric utility companies sell electricity to people in Louisiana. Each company is responsible for maintaining its own equipment and safeguarding the public from potential danger. These companies cover different service areas and are regulated by various governmental agencies including the Louisiana Public Service Commission. Following an electrocution, it is important to identify the electric utility company that owned the power line or other equipment involved in the accident. Some of the larger electric utility companies in Louisiana are as follows:
Cleco Power is headquartered in Pineville and services 23 Louisiana parishes, including the following: Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Catahoula, Desot, Evangeline, Grant, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Red River, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Vermillion, Vernon, and Washington.
Dixie Electric Membership Corporation (DEMCO) services 100,000 people in 7 southeast Louisiana parishes including the following: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, West Feliciana.
Entergy is the largest electric utility company in Louisiana and services 58 Louisiana parishes including the following: Acadia, Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, Bienville, Bossier, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Camerson, Catahoula, Claiborne, Concorida, East Baton Rouge, East Carroll, East Feliciana, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Iberville, Jackson, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lafourche, LaSalle, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Orleans, Ouachita, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Tensas, Terrebonne, Union, Vermillion, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Baton Rouge, West Carroll, West Feliciana, Winn.
Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) is headquartered in Shreveport and services a substantial part of northwest Louisiana, including the following parishes: Caddo, Bossier, and Natchitoches.
EGSL = Entergy Gulf State Louisiana, Inc.
ELL = Entergy Louisiana, LLC
ENOI = Entergy New Orleans, Inc.
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