Outage Center

The Outage Center is the easiest way to report an outage, check the status of an existing outage or get helpful outage preparation tips.

Report An Outage

Current Situation

With Power

  • 17

    Crews in the Field

  • 18

    Current Outages

  • 998

    Customers Affected

2695 Outages in the Past 24 Hours

1697 Restorations

Restoration Updates

Get Alerts About Your Outage

Stay up-to-date on the status of your outage with alerts via text, email or phone call.

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Storm Safety Tips

Monitor your Estimated Restoration Time

Learn to operate your generator safely

Protect your equipment from power surges

Make sure your family is safe and prepared for a power outage.


If you meet any of the following criteria, you may qualify for an electric outage credit:

  • Service interrupted for more than five days (120 hours) during catastrophic conditions (10 percent or more of Consumers Energy customers affected).
  • Service interrupted for more than 16 hours during normal conditions.
  • Service interrupted more than seven times in a 12-month period.

To request an outage credit application, please complete the Electric Outage Credit form online or call 800-477-5050.

Frequently Asked Questions


What Causes Outages?

Regardless of the cause, you can be assured we’ll be there to restore your power.

Prioritizing Power Restoration

Learn how Consumers Energy prioritizes power restoration in your area. We start with securing public safety. Company representatives may be sent out to secure or guard downed power lines that threaten safety. The damaged areas are prioritized and field crews are assigned to the specific areas to restore power.