Pinole's PGE Public Safety Power Shut Off - ALERT UPDATE

PGE Public Safety Power Shut Off - ALERT UPDATE

Posted on 06/24/2019

PG&E has relayed a notice of pending widespread and strong offshore winds this week which may result in a De-energization of power to counties in Northern California and Central Valley.  Areas which may be impacted include Alameda, Butte, Colusa, Contra Costa, Glenn, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, San Benito, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Tehama, and Yolo Counties based on current weather models.

Below is the recently received PG&E situation report on actions and dates they are prepared to take:

This is an important safety message from Pacific Gas and Electric Company on Tuesday, November 19.

Forecasted weather conditions have improved and we are not planning to turn off power for public safety in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Trinity counties. We are continuing to monitor conditions and will contact you with any further updates.

Conditions can change quickly. Please urge local residents to stay prepared with their emergency plans.

 For more information visit or call 1-800-743-5002.


Pacific Gas and Electric Company

To check if your address will be affected by the possible de-energization, search your address at the link below:…/wildfires/

PG& E is continuing to reach out to its customers and communities about wildfire safety and steps they can take to prepare their homes, families and businesses.  Additionally, as precautionary measures following the 2017 and 2018 wildfires, PG&E  is expanding its Public Safety Power Shutoff program beginning with the 2019 wildfire season.  

Please have a professional electrician do any work to add back-up power generation to your home

For a listing of areas which are in fire danger across PG&E's service areas and planned electrical power line shutoff, check the PG&E website under Wildfires Safety Operations Center (WSOC).

See attached PG&E notice, Click HERE

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