Despite our best efforts to prevent power outages, severe weather events can disrupt service to our customers. That’s when many households turn to generators to power appliances or equipment in their homes.

However, did you know a generator that is directly connected to your home’s wiring can “backfeed” onto the power lines connected to your home? This additional energy on power lines can be enough to kill utility employees working to make repairs in your area.

That’s why it’s imperative to never connect a portable electric generator to your home’s wiring.

We understand the need of generators during power outages. Visit our website and follow these electric safety tips on how to properly use a generator and avoid dangerous situations.

The safety of our employees, contractors, and customers is our top priority. If you have any questions regarding generator use, contact us at 1-800-494-4000.

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