The outage affected 2,582 customers for about 45 minutes, according to PG&E representative Tamar Sarkissian.
By about 2:50 p.m., power to all but 20 customers had been restored, she said.
Sarkissian said the outage occurred in two areas:
- In Berkeley east if Interstate 80 to Sacramento Street between Parker and Delaware streets
- In Albany and El Cerrito east of San Pablo Avenue to Key Route Boulevard/Ashbury Avenue between Portland and Eureka avenues.