We are in the middle of a heat wave, but PSE&G has said it is prepared to meet the demand for additional power, with crews are ready to respond to service interruptions. You may have seen crews already, as PSE&G is reporting several power outages in the Township of Montclair. The outage information on the map is updated approximately every 15 minutes.
If your power is out and you have already reported it, stay informed of estimated restoration time here.
Log in with your account to report an outage online or by phone call 1-800-436-PSEG (7734) or text “OUT” to 4PSEG (47734) –register your phone first by texting “REG” to 4PSEG. You can also report an outage through PSE&G’s app.
Sign up for PSE&G’s MyAlerts and you will receive real-time power outage updates to your cell phone and/or email.
The Township of Montclair announced it has opened cooling centers at three locations in ton which will be open through Thursday to offer a break from the heat.
The Township also urges residents to be aware of the signs of heat exhaustion or heat stroke:
Some of the power issues, which began Monday, are linked to underground cable failures, according to Mayor Sean Spiller.
PSE&G cites the cause for the outages in town as two underground cable failures. PSE&G’s Engineering is at present working on the issue and developing a restoration plan.
— Sean M. Spiller (@SeanMSpiller) June 29, 2021