Generators & Backup Power

Some Calaveras County residents may be interested in purchasing generators, portable power stations or battery technologies to prepare for loss of power.  PG&E has developed resources to assist those considering these options:


PG&E’s Backup Generation Options
PG&E Generator Safety
Backup Generator Fact Sheet
Is a Generator the Right Choice?

CDC Generator Safety Resources

It is critical that any County residents considering a generator take appropriate safety precautions.  These resources were developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:


Generator Safety Flyer (English)
Generator Safety Flyer (Spanish)
Carbon Monoxide Fact Sheets (Many Languages)
You Can Prevent Carbon Monoxide Exposure (English)
Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (Spanish)

Please contact the Calaveras County Building Department for permitting and installation requirements.