Emergency Resource Center

Welcome to our Emergency Resource Center, an all-in-one resource dedicated to keeping you informed and prepared when emergencies strike. Our primary goal is to ensure that you have access to vital information and support services at all times, even in the face of the most unexpected and challenging circumstances. This page is to provide quick access to emergency alerts, outage reporting, frequently asked questions, and other essential information. Stay informed and stay prepared!

Real-Time Alerts & Status Updates

There are no alerts at this time.

GVEC Electric Outage Map

View outages in GVEC’s service area in real time here.

Electric Outage Reporting

Use one of these methods to report an outage should you experience one.


The fastest, simplest way to report an outage and check the status is with TextPower.*

Text OUT to 800.223.4832 to report an outage

Text STATUS to 800.223.4832 for status updates of an outage in progress

*You must text from a cellphone number listed on your GVEC account; this service will not work using a cellphone not listed on your GVEC account. Messaging and data rates from your cellphone service carrier may apply.


Use the SmartHub customer service portal from your desktop computer or the mobile app to report an outage with accurate account information.

To download the free mobile app, search “SmartHub” in the App Store or Google Play.

Frequently Asked Questions

The GVEC outage map is the best resource for the estimated time to restore power. Please, be aware that times are subject to change.

If this is a life-threatening emergency, go to the hospital or call 911.

It does not guarantee uninterrupted power supply and/or guarantee service restoration times.

Restoration of electricity is our top priority. Internet issues and outages will be addressed as outage situations and weather conditions allow.

No. Regular, non-payment disconnections will resume after the emergency event has concluded.

You will be alerted via the Emergency Resource Center and on our social media platforms if ERCOT has issued a call for rotating outages.

Rotating outages are issued by ERCOT. Rotating outages primarily affect residential neighborhoods and small businesses and are typically limited to 10 to 45 minutes before being rotated to another location.

You are texting from a number not listed on your GVEC electric account. You can list up to 3 cellphone numbers.


For further assistance or inquiries, feel free to contact us.


For customer service inquiries, please call us at 1.800.223.4832


In case of an emergency, dial 9-1-1 immediately.