PG&E Power Shutoff Information
PG&E is predicting a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) that may impact portions of Santa Clara County.
Up to 38,000 customers, including 1,000 Medical Baseline customers could be impacted.
The expected timeline for the PSPS is Wednesday, October 9, as early as 12:00 a.m. The power shutoff could last up to seven days – For more details: PG&E press release
As part of PSPS preparedness efforts, PG&E is asking customers to:
Update their contact information at pge.com/mywildfirealerts or by calling 1-866-743-6589 during normal business hours. PG&E will use this information to alert customers through automated calls, texts, and emails, when possible, prior to, and during, a Public Safety Power Shutoff.
Plan for medical needs like medications that require refrigeration or devices that need power.
Identify backup charging methods for phones and keep hard copies of emergency numbers.
Build or restock your emergency kit with flashlights, fresh batteries, first aid supplies and cash.
Keep in mind family members who are elderly, younger children and pets. Information and tips including a safety plan checklist are available at pge.com/wildfiresafety.
Learn more about wildfire risk and what to do before, during and after an emergency to keep your family safe at PG&E's Safety Action Center.
For more information on what to do during and after a Public Safety Power Shutoff, visit: https://www.pge.com/en_US/safety/emergency-preparedness/natural-disaster/wildfires/outage-readiness.page
PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff information and resources in multiple languages: