Storms and power outages are a part of living in the southwest Colorado. La Plata Electric Association, Inc. (LPEA) understands this, and strives to make the process of restoring power quicker and easier for our member-owners.
In this section, you will learn about:
Outage Viewer ─ We also understand the importance of providing the most accurate data when outages occur. The LPEA Outage Viewer uses real time data to provide our members with the latest outage information.
Power Restoration Plan ─ A simplified view of LPEA’s power restoration plan during a power outage.
Power Outage Tips ─ Here are several tips that may help you during a power outage.
Power Outage Communications ─ LPEA will provide power outage and service restoration updates to local radio stations, posts to LPEA’s social media platforms and website, and to local newspapers.
Standby Generator Requirements ─ LPEA Safety Coordinator Bret Cochrane reminds us that generators must be connected safely and used properly. The two biggest hazards are carbon monoxide poisoning and "back-feed.”