Public Safety Power Shut Off (PSPS)


PG&E may have periodic Public Safety Power Shut Offs (PSPS) that can potentially affect PG&E customers. 

Check back frequently for updates and contact your Service Coordinator if you have any further questions.

Resources to Help You Prepare

Medical Baseline Program:

Also known as Medical Baseline Allowance, is an assistance program for customers who rely on power to operate life-sustaining medical devices or have access and functional needs, additional support may be available. The program includes two different kinds of help:

  1. A lower rate on your monthly energy bill
  2. Extra notifications in advance of a PSPS
Wildfire Safety:

With the increased wildfire threat our state faces, PG&E is enhancing and expanding their efforts to reduce wildfire risks and keep their customers and communities safe.

Public Safety Power Shut Off Updates and Criteria:

To view city/county level information, visit

To learn more about PSPS and their criteria, visit their website.

For a 7-day PSPS forecast, visit PG&E Weather Awareness.

Single Address Look-Up:

To look up addresses that may be affect, visit

General Map:

To view a general map of the potential outage area, visit

Tips and Plans:

You can get outage tips and a sample emergency plan by reviewing Outage Prep. Additionally, you can learn about generator safety by reviewing Using Backup Power.

If you see a downed power line, assume it is energized and extremely dangerous, and report it immediately by calling 911.

Additional Emergency Preparedness Resources

Wildfires and Other Disasters

The State of California is providing resources to help Californians impacted by the unique challenges brought on by wildfire and power shutoffs. Visit to learn more. Additionally, you can review how to prepare for a wildfire with CalFire.

Learn more about preparedness at

Power Outages

Learn how to stay safe and Be Prepared for a Power Outage.

Food Bank Support

We know that losing power can affect your food supply. Pacific Gas and Electric Company has partnered with local food banks to provide food replacement options if we need to turn off power to prevent wildfires during severe weather