Traditionally, summer makes people think about spending time on the beach, grilling outside and baseball games. It’s easy to forget about dangerous summer storms until they’re upon us. This year take a few simple steps to prepare for summer storms so that by the time they hit, all you have to focus on is staying safe and dry.
How to prepare for summer storm season
Sign up for Strike Guard
Protect your appliances from damaging power surges by signing up for our Strike Guard program. Our Strike Guard surge protectors provide two-level protection against surges for your valuable electronic equipment and pump motors. Visit pemc.coop/strikeguard for more information about pricing and how to sign up.
Update your information
Do we have the correct contact information for you on file? Before storm season hits, take a few moments to ensure that we have your current email address and phone numbers in our system. We use these communication channels to share important alerts and information during storms and to make sure you receive energy-saving tips, program information and cooperative news. You can update your contact information by calling 800.222.3107.
Sign up for text outage notifications
Be the first to know about outages when you sign up for our text outage alert program! By signing up, you’ll be able to use your cell phone to quickly report an outage and receive restoration updates. Opt in to the program by texting “pemc” to 800.222.3107. Your phone number must be on file before signing up. Call 800.222.3107 to add your cell phone number to our records.