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Outage Causes

Keeping the lights on.

Find out what causes power outages, how service is restored and how Alliant Energy is working to prevent future blackouts.

On average, Alliant Energy customers have electric service more than 99.9% of the time. That is among the highest reliability rates in the industry.

• Outages are uncommon, but there are some common reasons why they occur.
• Find out about power blinks, and how they prevent more serious power outages.
• Learn how to protect yourself and your home electronics from power surges.

If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to shopping or ordering on or using the benefits of our website, please contact Alliant Energy at 1-800-ALLIANT (800-255-4268).