PSPS Update: 98 Percent of Customers Have Been Restored System-Wide

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company reported Friday at 10:30 p.m. that 98 percent of customers impacted by Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) have had their power restored. Fewer than 13,000 customers remain without power due to the PSPS.

Approximately 738,000 total customers were impacted by the PSPS event from the Northern Sierra to the Greater Bay Area to Kern County.

PG&E initiated a PSPS on Wednesday due to dry, windy weather across its service area. Wind gusts in excess of 70 miles per hour were recorded Wednesday evening and into Thursday.

To date, PG&E has identified 30 instances of weather-related damage to its system in the PSPS-impacted areas, and the company is working to address these repairs. Examples include downed lines and vegetation on power lines. PG&E will submit a report detailing the damages to the CPUC within 10 days of the completion of the PSPS.

Restoration by County

County Name

% Customers Restored

TOTAL

98%

ALAMEDA

100%

ALPINE

100%

AMADOR

93%

BUTTE

99%

CALAVERAS

92%

COLUSA

100%

CONTRA COSTA

100%

EL DORADO

98%

GLENN

100%

HUMBOLDT

100%

KERN

98%

LAKE

98%

MARIN

100%

MARIPOSA

100%

MENDOCINO

100%

MERCED

100%

NAPA

99%

NEVADA

93%

PLACER

99%

PLUMAS

39%

SAN JOAQUIN

91%

SAN MATEO

100%

SANTA CLARA

100%

SANTA CRUZ

98%

SHASTA

99%

SIERRA

53%

SISKIYOU

100%

SOLANO

100%

SONOMA

100%

STANISLAUS

100%

TEHAMA

98%

TRINITY

100%

TUOLUMNE

98%

YOLO

100%

YUBA

97%

About PG&E

Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with more than 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nations cleanest energy to 16 million people in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit www.pge.com and www.pge.com/news.

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