Residential rates

The Time-of-Day (5-8 p.m.) Rate is the standard rate for all residential customers. Customers can also choose the optional Fixed Rate

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Time-of-Day (5-8 p.m.) Rate details

Summer

June 1 - September 30

Midnight
Noon
5 PM
8 PM
Midnight
Off-Peak
Midnight – noon
$0.1323 kWh
All day weekends and holidays
Mid-Peak
Noon – 5 p.m.
$0.1827 kWh
Peak
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
$0.3215 kWh
Mid-Peak
8 p.m. – midnight
$0.1827 kWh

Non-summer

October 1 - May 31

Midnight
5 PM
8 PM
Midnight
Off-peak
Midnight – 5 p.m.
$0.1098 kWh
All day weekends and holidays
Peak
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
$0.1516 kWh
Off-peak
8 p.m. - midnight
$0.1098 kWh
System Infrastructure Fixed Charge per month $23.05

The Hydro Generation Adjustment may be applied to all energy usage.

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Rate comparison 

SMUD's rates are among the lowest in California, and on average are 45.5% lower than those of neighboring PG&E.

The chart below shows the monthly price, in dollars, for a residential bill @ 750 kWh per month as of June 1, 2022.

  • 129

    SMUD

  • 261

    Pacific Gas & Electric

  • 116

    Turlock

  • 119

    Roseville Electric

  • 135

    Modesto (MID)

  • 176

    LADWP

  • 228

    Southern California Edison

  • 307

    San Diego Gas and Electric

Find more information about SMUD's rates and bill comparison.

 

These links contain all rates in effect on and after the date indicated for service in SMUD territory. See a general guide to our residential rates and other programs.

Section 1 — Rate Schedules
Preliminary statement Jan. 1, 2021
R Residential service Jan. 1, 2022 R-1-4
R TOD Residential Time-of-Day Service Jan. 1, 2022 R-TOD-1-4
NLGT outdoor lighting service Jan. 1, 2021 NLGT-1-2
HGA hydro generation adjustment Jan. 1, 2022 HGA-1-2
NEM1 net metering for qualifying facilities  Sept. 17, 2021 NEM1-1-3
SSR Solar and Storage Rate Mar. 1, 2022 SSR-1-3
MED residential service Medical Equipment Discount Program Jan. 1, 2021 MED-1
EAPR Energy Assistance Program Jan. 1, 2022 EAPR-1-2
RBC Renewable Energy Bill Credit Sept. 17, 2021 RBC-1-3 

Read the rate codes.

Other rate-related information

If you would like more information or have questions or comments about rates, rules and regulations, email our Rates Team. 

These links contain all rules and regulations in effect on and after the date indicated for service in SMUD territory.

Service rules — by accepting service from SMUD you have agreed to our rules and regulations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Section 2 — Rules and Regulations
1 - Definitions Jan. 1, 2021 01-1-03             
2 - Service conditions Jan. 1, 2021 02-1-4             
3 - Application for Services Jan. 1, 2021 03-1             
4 - Contracts Jan. 1, 2021 04-1             
6 - Billing, payment of bill, and credit Jan. 1, 2021 06-1-3             
8 - Notices and communications Jan. 1, 2021 08-1             
10 - Adjustment for errors in electric bills Jan. 1, 2021 10-1             
11 - Discontinuance and restoration of service Jan. 1, 2021 11-1-2             
12 - Application of rates Jan. 1, 2021 12-1             
13 - Temporary service Sept. 17, 2021 13-1             
14 - Shortage of supply and interruption of delivery Jan. 1, 2021 14-1             
15 - Extension of facilities to residential premises Jan. 1, 2021 15-1-3             
16 - Extension of facilities to non-residential premises Jan. 1, 2021 16-1-4             
17 - Meter tests and adjustment of bills for meter error Jan. 1, 2021 17-1             
18 - Services to premises and use of energy Jan. 1, 2021 18-1-2             
21 - Interconnection requirements Jan. 1, 2021 21-1             
If you would like more information or have questions or comments about rates, rules and regulations, email our Rates Team.