Lafayette Utilities System Receives National Commendation for Electric Restoration Efforts in Response to Winter Storm Uri

photo courtesy of LUS.org

Lafayette Utilities System (LUS) has received a national commendation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for its support in electric power restoration efforts.

Posted: Mar 29, 2021 3:00 PM

LAFAYETTE, LA  – Lafayette Utilities System (LUS) has received a national commendation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for its support in electric power restoration efforts for the cities of Jonesville, Natchitoches and Vidalia.

On February 18, 2021, LUS sent multiple crews to assist communities in northern Louisiana, which suffered widespread power outages as a result of the Winter Storm Uri that swept through the state.

“With so many hurricanes that affected Lafayette this past year, we were extremely happy to provide mutual aid to our neighboring municipal electric utilities for the recent ice storm,” said Greg Labbe’, LUS Electric Operations Manager.

LUS participates in the American Public Power Association’s Mutual Aid Network, which coordinates with utilities and authorities during widespread power outages. For more information on LUS and its commitment to mutual aid, visit www.lus.org or www.PublicPower.org/MutualAid.

Lafayette
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 37°
New Iberia
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 39°
Ville Platte
Clear
32° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 32°
Abbeville
Clear
33° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 33°
Crowley
Clear
44° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 41°
St. Martinville
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 39°
Opelousas
Clear
32° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 32°
Tracking the next cold front

Latest Video

Image

Road Named After Dr. King

Image

ACADIANA JOB OUTLOOK

${item.thumbnail.title}

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Image

Tracking warmer temps

Image

Try The King Cake Cheesecake, A Unique Twist on a Classic Carnival Staple

Image

Tax Tips: Deadlines, Deadlines, Deadlines! Find Out Which Ones Are Coming Up!

Image

Deadly Coronavirus trend

Image

Is panhandling constiutional?

Image

Comparing seasonal flu and Covid-19

Image

Sunny and Cool Afternoon

Community Events