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To report a power outage or emergency, please follow the steps below. Virginia Tech Electric Service will work to restore power as quickly as possible.

  • Call 540-231-6437
  • If you are calling after normal business hours, select "option one" or stay on the line to be connected to the Virginia Tech Police Department, who will contact the proper Virginia Tech Electric Service personnel to investigate the power outage or emergency.

Homes with a registered life-sustaining device (prescribed by a licensed physician) are of the utmost priority. If someone in your home uses such a device, please make sure you have registered with our office. Written certification from your doctor may be required.