After devastating California wildfires were determined to be caused by outdated or compromised power equipment, electric utility providers introduced the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) program to pre-emptively shut off power during extreme fire weather conditions. However, a disruption in power also disrupts daily activities. Here’s how you can prepare:
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Ready.gov/power-outage – Power outage preparedness information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Cpuc.ca.gov/deenergization – Information on the California Public Utility Commission’s PSPS actions
Caloes.ca.gov – California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services website
Did You Know?
SCE provides backup batteries for those whose medical devices depend on electricity.
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