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).
DO YOU RELY ON POWER TO OPERATE LIFE-SUSTAINING MEDICAL DEVICES?
Central Coast Energy Services is partnering with PG&E to provide Medical Baseline customers with backup batteries to power medical devices during an outage. To learn more, call us at 1-800-564-4012
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
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.