PORTLAND, Ore. — To recognize National Preparedness Month, Pacific Power and Portland General Electric are encouraging their customers to be prepared year-round for power outages. While ongoing updates to the power grid and electrical equipment continue to enhance reliability, outages may still occur. Pacific Power and PGE are raising awareness about resources that are available to customers that can help make a power outage easier to manage.
Customers should prepare essentials including:
Customers should log onto their accounts and make sure their electricity provider has current contact information so they can reach customers if necessary. In the event of an outage:
Pacific Power has also posted resources and information including an outage preparation checklist for residential and business customers and an interactive map outlining potential public safety power shutoff areas on pacificpower.net/prepare.
PGE has posted more resources and information for residential and business customers on Portlandgeneral.com. An interactive map outlining potential public safety power shutoff areas is available on portlandgeneral.com/wildfireoutages.