Outage Central 
emergency contacts
Emergency Contact

Outage and Storm Assistance (24 hours a day, every day)

For a natural gas emergency or if you smell a natural gas odor,
call us at 1.800.572.1121 or contact 911.

For a life-threatening electricity emergency,
call us at 1.800.572.1131 or contact 911.

To report an electricity outage or get an outage update, access Outage Central. 

Interruption Status
To check on the status of electricity restoration efforts, please call: 1.800.572.1131 or you can view the status for your area online at outage central.


E-mail your comments or questions by using our secure Write to NYSEG form. We will respond to requests within one to two business days; for new service requests, we will respond within five days. (Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., excluding holidays.)
Do not send electronic messages if you have a natural gas emergency or smell a gas odor; call us directly at 1.800.572.1121.  To report a life-threatening electricity emergency, call us at 1.800.572.1131.


Phone Numbers (7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday)

      Billing inquiries, turn-ons/turn-offs, information

      Credit assistance, payment arrangements

      Self service line

      Hearing/Speech impaired (TTY)
      New York Relay Service: Dial 711

      Choosing your electricity supplier

      Choosing your natural gas marketer