Learn more so you can be prepared

PG&E must sometimes interrupt power 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 power 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:

  • Cause
  • Status
  • Start time
  • Estimated restoration time