Report an Outage

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To report a power outage, call 1-888-456-SMUD (7683)


Report a dark street light or night light.

If the light does not belong to SMUD, you will receive an e-mail with Website referrals to other agencies such as the city and the county.

Power System Status

SMUD outlook

As its own balancing authority, SMUD is responsible for balancing the demand of its customers and the supply of power. In the unlikely event that SMUD would need to interrupt the flow of power to a portion of its customers, this page will be updated.

California energy supply

Check the current status of the statewide grid.

Check for announcements of changes in the statewide supply of energy.

Related Topics

  • The District offers programs to provide equal opportunity to all segments of the business community.
  • SMUD is nationally recognized as a leader in renewable resources and electric transportation.

Staying ahead of the storm

We prepare year-round for winter storms.

Preparing for winter storms

A few common sense tips will help you to get ready.

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