Yes. Your call helps us determine the extent and location of the outage. Please call (503) 397-1844 to report outages.
We avoid giving outage restoration estimates. Many different factors influence the amount of time it takes to restore power, including weather conditions, accessibility to damaged power lines and safety issues. These factors make it difficult for us to accurately predict how long it may take to restore your power.
Probably not. If your lights blink off once or twice but then come back on, you don't need to call us unless they are noticeably more dim when they come back on.
We know it can be frustrating and confusing to see that your neighbors have power when you don't. There are several reasons this might happen:
When a storm causes multiple outages, we prioritize repairs to get the largest number of customers back on first. Read more about how we restore power.
During storm restoration, our crews sometimes drive through our service area to patrol lines and assess damage, and to determine whether it is safe to restore power to customers.