BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Power has been mostly restored following a massive PG&E power outage that affected over 29,000 homes and businesses Friday night.

PG&E’s outage affected as many as 29,184 homes and businesses Friday, according to an outage map at the utility’s website. A PG&E spokesperson said the outage began at around 8:15 p.m.

The outage map showed large portions of southwest Bakersfield and areas in south Bakersfield were affected.


A majority of the outages are in southwest Bakersfield in areas south of Stockdale Highway to just south of Taft Highway. Areas along White Lane to South Union Avenue are also affected.

PG&E said power was restored to a majority of customers about an hour later.

The cause of the outage has not been determined.