What Is A PSPS?

Burning Wildfire at SunsetA Public Safety Power Shutoff is an operational practice CEC may use to shut off power in high-risk fire areas to reduce fire risks during extreme and potentially dangerous weather conditions.

When Will A Public Safety Power Shutoff Occur?

Many factors can influence whether a PSPS is necessary: the National Weather Service’s Red Flag Warnings–sustained high winds and low humidity, public safety concerns, and “boots on the ground” live reports.

Learn how CEC will communication with members during a PSPS event, look at preparation tips, and more here.