Public Safety Power Shutoffs
If severe weather threatens a portion of the electric system serving your community, it may be necessary for PG&E to turn off electricity in the interest of public safety. This is known as a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS).
Download the Pacific ADA Center’s Emergency Power Planning Fact Sheet for People Who Use Electricity and Battery Dependent Assistive Technology and Medical Devices HERE
Suggested Emergency Kit Supplies CHECKLIST
DO YOU HAVE A MEDICAL NEED FOR ELECTRICITY? Apply for Medical Baseline HERE.
No documentation is currently required to complete the Medical Baseline program application.
DURING A PSPS EVENT
Current Outages ADDRESS LOOKUP
Current Outages MAP
COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTERS: Device charging, Wi-Fi and other support PG&E opens daytime Community Resource Centers in areas affected by a shutoff. Each center offers an ADA-accessible restroom and hand-washing station, medical equipment charging, device charging, Wi-Fi, bottled water and snacks. Indoor centers also offer air-conditioning or heating, seating and ice. Click HERE for location lookup by county
BACKUP BATTERY INFORMTAION
Operations manuals for backup batteries:
Natures Generator 1800
Natures Generator Pod
Goal Zero Yeti 1400
Goal Zero Yeti NRG GO 400
Goal Zero Yeti 500X
Goal Zero Yeti 3000
EcoFlow Delta 1300