What causes Electric Outages?

What Causes an Electric Outage?


The Stillwater Electric Utility is one of 191 of the nation’s public power utilities to earn the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®) designation from the American Public Power Association for the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service.

This chart illustrates the leading causes of why you may have been without electricity sometime in Fiscal Year 2019.

We’ll use this data to identify areas that could benefit from technology or areas of concern needed to improve reliability.