PSPS

PSPS

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).

 

PSPS


 

       PREPARE FOR A PSPS EVENT

  • ALERTS
    Sign up for PHONE CALL alerts: call 1-877-900-0743
    Sign up for TEXT MESSAGE alerts: text "ENROLL" to 97633 OR go to: www.pge.com/addressalerts
    Learn more HERE

  • PLAN
    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