Learn more so you can be prepared

PG&E must sometimes interrupt service temporarily to maintain the electric systems that serve you. The maintenance helps keep your lights on and enables us to provide safe and reliable service.

Prepare for a planned outage

Get additional planned outage tips.

Download Preparing for a Planned Outage (PDF, 100 KB)

 

Access information about current active outages

Find electrical outages in the PG&E service territory. Visit Electric Outage Center. The Electric Outage Center map shows outages by city, county or zip code with the following information:

  • Preliminary cause
  • Status
  • Start time
  • Estimated restoration time
Wildfire Safety

Community Wildfire Safety Program

PG&E has precautionary measures in place to help reduce the risk of wildfires. Our goal is to help customers prepare for and stay safe during extreme weather events, including sending notifications when and where possible when power may be turned off for safety.

General Notification Mobile

Keep contact information up to date

For public safety, it may be necessary for us to temporarily turn off electricity in high fire-threat areas when extreme fire conditions occur. We will attempt to contact customers in advance to ensure there’s enough time to prepare.