MGE Ranks Number One for Reliability

Our regulated utility subsidiary, Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), remains a national leader in electric reliability. According to a nationwide utility industry survey based on 2018 statistics, MGE ranks number one in the country for the fewest number of electric outages. MGE ranks second for the shortest duration of outages per customer. The annual survey includes more than 80 electric utilities.

EEI Rankings
MGE has ranked in the top three utilities in the country for the fewest number of outages in each of the last 12 years. The company has ranked number one nationwide for the fewest outages four of the last six years.

On average, MGE customers experience about one power outage every three years. That's compared to a nationwide average of more than four outages every three years.