Ultimate Guide to US Power Outage Maps by Energy Companies [2024]

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Ultimate Guide to US Power Outage Maps by Energy Companies [2024]
Power outages can happen anytime, and detailed power outage maps can keep you informed about the ongoing and forthcoming power cuts in your area. This Jackery's guide focuses on the different US power outage maps released by energy companies.
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There's nothing worse than having to live in the dark. With power outages becoming more common than ever, it is incredibly important to have a battery backup solution. The US power outage maps by the leading energy companies reveal the areas prone to blackouts, power outages, and brownouts. It's clear that these power outages can affect day-to-day life.

One of the best ways to stay powered during power outages is solar generators. The Jackery whole-home solar generators include the Solar Generator 3000 Pro and the expandable Solar Generator 2000 Plus to charge most home or outdoor appliances for long hours. The following table reveals the technical specifications of different solar generators.

Products

Image

Capacity

Rated / Peak Power

Battery

Appliances

Solar Generator 3000 Pro

Solar Generator 3000 Pro

3024Wh

3000W (6000W Peak)

NMC

Refrigerator (300W): 8.5H

Microwave (700W): 3.6H

Kettle (850W): 3H

Portable Air Conditioner (1150W): 2.2H

Coffee Maker (1120W): 2.3H

Solar Generator 2000 Plus

 

solar generator 2000 plus

2kWh to 24kWh

3000W (6000W Peak)

LiFePO4

Refrigerator (300W): 5.7H

Microwave (700W): 2.7H

Kettle (850W): 2H

Portable Air Conditioner (1150W): 1.5H

Coffee Maker (1120W): 1.5H

Solar Generator 2000 Plus Kit

 

solar generator 2000 plus kit

2kWh to 24kWh

3000W (6000W Peak)

LiFePO4

Refrigerator (300W): 11.5H

Microwave (700W): 4.9H

Kettle (850W): 4H

Portable Air Conditioner (1150W): 3H

Coffee Maker (1120W): 3.1H

US Power Outage Map by Energy Company

One way to overcome the hassles of power outages is by staying informed. However, the power outages will vary depending on the city you live in. Below, we will reveal the US power outage maps by energy companies.

DTE Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: DTE Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: DTE Report Power Outage

DTE Power Outage Phone Number: For Residential Assistance  800.477.4747  (Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm) | For Business Assistance: 855.383.4249  (855 DTE 4BIZ) Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm

Serving Places: Michigan, including Southeast Michigan

DTE Energy is one of the leading utility companies serving Michigan. The DTE Energy power outage map is an interactive map where Michigan residents can zoom in on their neighborhood, track the real-time outages, and even check the estimated restoration time of the power outage.

PGE Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: PGE Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: PGE Report Power Outage

PGE Power Outage Phone Number: 1-877-660-6789

Serving Places: Northern California

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company is another major utility in California, providing electricity and natural gas. The PG&E map is the ideal way to visualize outages across the Golden State of California. With the map, you get real-time information about rolling blackout incidents, repair updates, and restoration timelines.

Duke Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: Duke Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: Duke Report Power Outage

Duke Power Outage Phone Number: 800.228.8485

Serving Places: Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio & Kentucky

The company, located in the Southeast and Midwest, informs customers about power disruptions. From Carolina to Ohio, Duke Energy's map pinpoints the power outages near the area. It also reveals the restoration estimates and even shares helpful safety tips to navigate power outages.

Georgia Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: Georgia Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: Georgia Report Power Outage

Georgia Power Outage Phone Number: Emergency: 1-888-891-0938 (24 hrs / 7 days) | For Residential Assistance: 1-888-660-5890  (Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm) | For Business Assistance: 1-888-655-5888 Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm

Serving Places: Georgia

Georgia Power, known as the subsidiary of Southern Company, serves millions of residents in Georgia. The map provides updates about power interruptions so everyone can stay informed about current or future power outage timelines.

Dominion Energy Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: Dominion Energy Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: Dominion Energy Report Power Outage

Dominion Energy Power Outage Phone Number: 1-888-333-4465

Serving Places: North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Idaho, Ohio, Utah, Wyoming

Dominion Energy serves customers in Carolina, Virginia, and some other states in the US. With the help of interactive maps and other tools, you can get complete information about service disruptions.

Consumers Energy Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: Consumers Energy Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: Consumers Energy Report Power Outage

Consumers Energy Power Outage Phone Number: For Residential Assistance  800-477-5050 (Mon - Fri: 7 am - 6 pm) | For Business Assistance: 800-805-0490 (Mon - Fri: 8 am - 4:30 pm)

Serving Places: Michigan

It's another utility company in Michigan that provides electricity and natural gas to the residents. The US power outage maps are designed to help customers understand the service disruptions.

National Grid Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: National Grid Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: National Grid Report Power Outage

National Grid Power Outage Phone Number: 1-800-867-5222

Serving Places: Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island

National Grid is a multi-utility company serving the Northeastern United States, including Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island. The National Grid power outage map is the ultimate place to keep everyone informed about power interruptions in the area.

Austin Energy Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: Austin Energy Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: Austin Energy Report Power Outage

Austin Energy Power Outage Phone Number: 512-494-9400

Serving Places: Austin

Austin Energy serves the residents of Austin, Texas, with a steady and stable electricity supply. The company informs the residents about the occasional outages through its advanced reporting and notification systems.

AEP Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: AEP Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: AEP Report Power Outage

AEP Power Outage Phone Number: 800.672.2231

Serving Places: Ohio

AEP Ohio is the subsidiary of Southwestern Electric Power Company and supplies electricity to Ohio. You can check the AEP power outage map to learn about the power interruptions in the electricity supply.

Entergy Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: Entergy Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: Entergy Report Power Outage

Entergy Power Outage Phone Number: 1-800-968-8243

Serving Places: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Orleans, Texas

Entergy is another integrated energy utility company providing electricity to nearly 3 million customers in areas including Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Customers can sign up to myEntergy to get power outage alerts and restoration timelines.

FPL Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: FPL Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: FPL Report Power Outage

FPL Power Outage Phone Number: 1-800-468-8243

Serving Places: Florida

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, is one of the largest electrical utilities in the US. FPL provides electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. It also offers a mobile app to receive updates and report power outages.

MLGW Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: MLGW Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: MLGW Report Power Outage

MLGW Power Outage Phone Number: (901) 544-6500.

Serving Places: Tennessee

MLGW (or Memphis Light, Gas, and Water Division) is one of the largest three-service public power utilities in the nation. The company serves more than 444,000 customers in Memphis and Shelby County.

Oncor Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: Oncor Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: Oncor Report Power Outage

Oncor Power Outage Phone Number: 888-313-4747

Serving Places: Texas

Oncor Electric Delivery Company, primarily regulated by the Public Utility Commission of Texas, is a utility company that transmits and distributes electricity to Texas residents. It is considered the largest transmission and distribution utility in Texas and also the fifth largest in the US.

PSE Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: PSE Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: PSE Report Power Outage

PSE Power Outage Phone Number: 1-888-225-5773 (Mon - Fri: 7:30 am - 6:30 pm)

Serving Places: Washington

PSE (Puget Sound Energy) is an energy utility company based in Washington, United States that provides electrical power and natural gas to residents. The US power outage maps can help you learn about the power outages in different areas of Washington.

Alabama Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: Alabama Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: Alabama Report Power Outage

Alabama Power Outage Phone Number: Emergency: 1-800-888-2726 (24 hrs / 7 days) | For Residential Assistance:  1-800-245-2244  (Mon - Fri: 7 am - 7 pm) | For Business Assistance: 1-888-430-5787  (Mon - Fri: 7 am - 7 pm)

Serving Places: Alabama

The electrical utility company Alabama Power serves around 1.5 million residents of Alabama with reliable electric service. It's the second largest subsidiary of Southern Company to provide electricity to Alabama's people.

AES Ohio Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: AES Ohio Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: AES Ohio Report Power Outage

AES Ohio Power Outage Phone Number: Emergency: 877-468-8243 (24 hrs / 7 days) | For Residential Assistance:  800-433-8500  (Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm) | For Business Assistance: 800-253-5801  (Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm)

Serving Places: Ohio

The AES utility company is a regulated electrical utility providing service to over 527,000 customers in the Western Central parts of Ohio. The utility company was previously known as Dayton Power & Light (DP&L) and owns power plants.

NES Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: NES Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: NES Report Power Outage

NES Power Outage Phone Number: 615-234-0000 24 hrs/7 days

Serving Places: Middle Tennessee

NES (Nashville Electric Service) is a public power provider distributing electricity to the parts of Middle Tennessee. It is one of the 12 largest public utilities in the United States and works by purchasing electricity from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to distribute it to the community.

PPL Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: PPL Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: PPL Report Power Outage

PPL Power Outage Phone Number: For Residential Assistance: 1-800-342-5775  (Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm) | For Business Assistance: 1-888-220-9991 (Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm)

Serving Places: Central and Eastern Pennsylvania

PPL Electric Utilities delivers stable power to 1.4 million customers in 29 countries, mainly across central and eastern Pennsylvania. The utility company is focused on delivering safe, reliable, and affordable electrical service to the residents.

Xcel Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: Xcel Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: Xcel Report Power Outage

Xcel Power Outage Phone Number: For Residential Assistance  800.895.4999 (Mon - Fri: 7 am - 7 pm and Sat: 9 am - 5 pm) | For Business Assistance: 800.481.4700 (Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm)

Serving Places: Texas, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Michigan, South Dakota, Colorado, Minnesota

Xcel Energy Inc. is the leading electric and natural gas energy company. It is a U.S.-regulated electrical utility and natural gas delivery company located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and serves more than 3.4 million residents. The outage map keeps the residents informed about the rolling blackouts and power cuts.

Ameren Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: Ameren Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: Ameren Report Power Outage

Ameren Power Outage Phone Number: For Residential Assistance:  800.755.5000  (Mon - Fri: 7 am - 7 pm) | For Business Assistance: 800.232.2477 (Mon - Fri: 7 am - 5:30 pm)

Serving Places: Illinois and Missouri

Ameren is the leading company that combines three Illinois utilities — CIPSCO Incorporated, Union Electric Company of St. Louis, CILCO Inc., and Illinois Power Company. It has two main subsidiaries called Ameren Illinois and Ameren Missouri to supply steady electricity to major parts of Illinois and Missouri.

KUB Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: KUB Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: KUB Report Power Outage

KUB Power Outage Phone Number: 865-524-2911

Serving Places: East Tennessee

The Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) serves Knox, Loudon, Jefferson, Blount, Grainger, Union, Sevier, and Anderson counties in East Tennessee. The company provides electricity to nearly 200,000 residential and business customers.

LG&E and KU Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: LG&E and KU Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: LG&E and KU Report Power Outage

LG&E and KU Power Outage Phone Number: LG&E Residential Assistance: 800.331.7370 | KU/ODP Residential Assistance: 800.981.0600

Serving Places: Kentucky and Virginia

LG&E and KU Energy is a subsidiary of PPL Corporation that provides utility services, including natural gas distribution, power generation, and electric distribution. KU Power Utility Company is based in Lexington, Kentucky, to provide electricity to 77 counties in Kentucky. It also provides stable power to five counties in Virginia.

Ohio Edison Power Outage Map

Power Outage Tracking: Ohio Edison Power Outage Map

Power Outage Report: Ohio Edison Report Power Outage

Ohio Edison Power Outage Phone Number: 1-888-544-4877

Serving Places: Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, and New York

The Ohio Edison power utility company serves more than one million customers in North Central and Northeast Ohio. The US power outage maps can help you track real-time power outages and prepare yourself beforehand.

Jackery Solar Generator for Power Outages

Jackery Solar Generators offer reliable and steady power supply during outages and are eco-friendly energy solutions. They harness free solar energy and reduce the reliance on fossil fuels, making them a great choice for off-grid homes and power outages. These solar generators consist of power stations and solar panels that work together to collect, convert, and supply electricity to appliances.

When direct sunlight falls on the monocrystalline silicon cells of Jackery SolarSaga Solar Panels, they convert the sunlight into DC electricity. With the help of the built-in pure sine wave inverter, this energy is converted from DC to AC electricity. Then, you can plug the appliances into the Jackery Explorer Portable Power Stations and start recharging.

how jackery explorer portable power station works

Jackery Solar Generator 3000 Pro 

If you want a whole home solar generator that can supply steady electricity to the appliances, the Jackery Solar Generator 3000 Pro is an incredible choice. It has an NMC battery capacity of 3024Wh to offer peace of mind for sustainable living. It's like a cleaner, smarter, and more resilient solar generator to reduce reliance on the grid and stay powered for an extended period.

jackery solar generator 3000 pro

Customer Review

"Purchased a second option to run the fridge and upright freezer if the power goes out. I can run both for about 22 hours on a full charge. Then, I realized I could use it to work in my shed without running an extension cord from the house. I ran multiple lights, a sound bar, and a miter saw with plenty of room for more." — T. Wooding.

Product

Solar Generator 3000 Pro

Capacity

3024Wh

Life Cycle

2000 cycles to 70%+ capacity

Battery

NMC

Dimension

Length: 18.6 in (47.24 cm)

Width: 14.1 in (35.81 cm)

Height: 14.7 in (37.36 cm)

Recharging Methods

Solar Recharging: 3.5H (6*Jackery SolarSaga 200W Solar Panels)

Wall Recharging: 2.4H

Car Recharging: 35H

Output Ports

AC Output (x1): 120V~ 60Hz 25A Max

AC Output (x3): 120V~ 60Hz 20A Maximum

USB-C Output (x2): 100W Maximum, 5V⎓3A, 9V⎓3A, 12V⎓3A, 15V⎓3A, 20V⎓5A

Jackery Solar Generator 2000 Plus

The Jackery Solar Generator 2000 Plus is another excellent home battery backup for handling overnight outages and running essential appliances for hours. It has an outstanding LiFePO4 battery with a 2042.8Wh capacity and can be expanded to 24kWh using the additional Jackery Battery Pack 2000 Plus. The built-in durable wheels and strong handle of the solar generator make the movement easy.

jackery solar generator 2000 plus

Customer Review

"Living in the Florida Keys, we have to prepare for hurricanes. Irma put us without electricity for 10 days. We needed a solar generator backup power. I ordered systems for us and both our children for their homes. Once I gave the equipment a tryout for 48 hours, we were very happy and felt good about comfortably living through the next bad hurricane." — Steven Holmes.

Product

Solar Generator 2000 Plus

Capacity

2 kWh to 24 kWh

Life Cycle

4000 cycles to 70%+ capacity

Battery

LiFePO4

Dimension

Length: 14.7 in (37.36 cm)

Width: 18.6 in (47.3 cm)

Height: 14.1 in (35.94 cm)

Recharging Methods

Solar Recharging: 2H (4*Jackery SolarSaga 200W Solar Panels)

Wall Recharging: 2H

Car Recharging: 25H

Output Ports

AC Output (×4): 120V~ 60Hz, 20A Max

AC Output (×1): 120V~ 60Hz, 25A Max

USB-A Output (x2): Quick Charge 3.0, 18W Maximum

USB-C Output (x2): 100W Maximum, (5V, 9V, 12V, 15V, 20V up to 5A)

Jackery Solar Generator 2000 Plus Kit (4kWh)

The Jackery Solar Generator 2000 Plus Kit consists of a Jackery Explorer 2000 Plus Portable Power Station, a Jackery Battery Pack 2000 Plus, and 2*Jackery SolarSaga 200W Solar Panels. It has a LiFePO4 battery of 4085.6Wh and can charge most home appliances during power outages. The superior LiFePO4 battery ensures up to 10 years of lifespan — even if you are using it just once per day.

jackery solar generator 2000 plus kit

Customer Review

"Enough power for me for van camping or in a power outage. Holds charge well. Heavy, but the handle is sturdy, and so are the wheels so easy to move. Very impressed so far." — Mo.

Product

Solar Generator 2000 Plus Kit

Capacity

2 kWh to 24 kWh

Life Cycle

4000 cycles to 70%+ capacity

Battery

LiFePO4

Dimension

Length: 14.7 in (37.36 cm)

Width: 18.6 in (47.3 cm)

Height: 14.1 in (35.94 cm)

Recharging Methods

Solar Recharging: 2H (4*Jackery SolarSaga 200W Solar Panels)

Wall Recharging: 2H

Car Recharging: 25H

Output Ports

AC Output (×4): 120V~ 60Hz, 20A Max

AC Output (×1): 120V~ 60Hz, 25A Max

USB-A Output (x2): Quick Charge 3.0, 18W Maximum

USB-C Output (x2): 100W Maximum, (5V, 9V, 12V, 15V, 20V up to 5A)

US Power Outage Map FAQs

How long do most power outages last?

The duration of the power outage typically ranges from minutes to several days and even weeks. It generally depends on the cause of the outage, like natural disasters, severe weather, and other incidents such as fallen power lines.

Why is there a power outage?

There are many causes of power failures in an electrical network. Some of the common causes include damage to electric transmission lines, faults at power stations, a short circuit, or severe weather conditions.

Why did the power suddenly go off?

Power outages can happen for many reasons, such as a power plant shutdown, a transformer failure, or a downed power line.

How do I know if there's a power outage in my area?

If you are experiencing a power outage in your area, simply call the utility company to report a power outage. Those wanting to learn more about the power cuts in your area can contact the local network operator.

Conclusion

With the help of US power outage maps, anyone can identify the areas that are most prone to power outages. These maps contain all the important information, including the start of the outage, estimated restoration time, status, reason for the outage, and how many areas are affected. Portable solar generators and power stations are excellent ways to keep all appliances powered during a power outage. At Jackery, we have a wide range of solar generators that you can choose depending on your electricity needs. For instance, the large Jackery Solar Generator 2000 Plus and Jackery Solar Generator 3000 Pro are designed to run your entire home for hours.

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