(NEW YORK) -- Nearly one week on, Louisiana is struggling to recover from Hurricane Ida’s devastating blow. Ida, which is tied for the fifth-strongest hurricane to strike the U.S. mainland in history, killed at least 11 in Louisiana, dumped more than 13 inches of rain in... Read More.
(NEW ORLEANS) -- Ida, which downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical depression Tuesday, battered Louisiana as a fierce Category 4 storm Sunday, leaving whole towns flooded along the coast and New Orleans still entirely in the dark. Over 884,000 customers remain without power in... Read More.
(LA.) -- Utility companies warned residents in Louisiana it may take weeks before power can be restored to their homes following the devastation caused by Hurricane Ida. As of Monday morning, over 888,000 customers don't have power, and that number is growing as the storm moves... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The problem-plagued energy company that powers Puerto Rico's grid said it expects all customers to have their power restored by Friday evening after a fire at a substation Thursday left hundreds of thousands without electricity. As of midday Friday, LUMA Energy reported... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Fuel outages persist in parts of the Southeast on Monday -- and the national gas price average remains at its highest level in six years -- even as the Colonial Pipeline has resumed operations following a ransomware attack. The national gas price... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(HOUSTON) -- Texas’ embattled power grid operator is facing lawsuits and resignations after more than 4 million customers lost electricity last week during a deadly winter storm.Morgan & Morgan, a Florida-based national law firm... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO and SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As a historic winter storm knocks out power and bursts pipes across Texas, hospitals in the lone star state are facing additional stress.Hospitals, already contending with COVID-19 patients, are now... Read More.
By DR. ERIC SILBERMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After an unprecedented winter storm cut off power to the freezers storing vaccines in Harris County, Texas, thousands of doses were at risk of expiring within hours. Alan Hoffman, an internist at Houston Methodist Hospital,... Read More.
BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Republican politicians are using the widespread power outages in Texas to place false blame on renewable energy sources, but clean energy isn't what was fueling the majority of power plants that failed. Millions in the state were... Read More.
BY: ALLIE YANG, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Local infrastructure doesn't get much attention -- until it fails. Like right now in Texas. The state's electric grid, like most of the nation's, consists of many parts at least 50 years old. "Our electric grid... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, MARILYN HECK and JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As a major winter storm batters large parts of the country, President Joe Biden has approved Texas' emergency disaster proclamation Sunday.The declaration orders federal assistance to supplement state... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO and MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- At least five people are dead after Hurricane Zeta slammed into the South, leaving a trail of destruction before turning toward the Northeast.A 55-year-old died from electrocution in... Read More.