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Our top tips to prep for storms

We’re ready if the power goes out. Here’s how you can be ready, too!

Throughout the year, we work to strengthen and update the electrical grid so you have safe, reliable power. But winter storms can still sometimes bring down power lines and trigger outages. If that happens, we’re ready to roll into action to get your lights back on as quickly as possible. Here’s how you can be ready, too:

Know how to report an outage

Keep outage essentials handy

  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Battery-powered or hand-crank radio
  • Car charger for cellphone or tablet
  • Emergency phone numbers, including PGE outage numbers

Follow us on social media for important updates:

[Twitter symbol]: @portlandgeneral
[Facebook symbol]: @portlandgeneralelectric

Check our Outage Info for additional tips including: