Prevention, preparedness and support

High winds can cause tree branches and debris to contact energized electric lines, damage our equipment and cause a wildfire. As a result, we may need to turn off power during severe weather to help prevent wildfires. This is called a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS).

Take these steps today to prepare for a PSPS

Wildfire safety

PG&E Safety Action Center

VerifyLooking for tips on how to prepare for emergencies and outages? Visit our Safety Action Center at for resources, including how to build an emergency kit and plan.

PG&E Weather and PSPS 7-Day Forecast Website

WildfireVisit our weather page to look at the weather conditions we're monitoring and see the data we collect through our weather stations and high-definition cameras.

Disability Disaster Access Program

General emergencyWe are collaborating with the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) Disability Disaster Access and Resources Program to support the Access and Functional Needs (AFN) community. This support for customers with medical or independent living needs includes backup portable batteries, accessible transportation resources, hotel stays, food stipends and more. Visit Disability Disaster Access & Resources Program.