Business solutions

We offer a variety of client services and renewable energy solutions to help your business and our community.  Don’t know where to start? Connect with your dedicated Strategic Account Advisor.

SMUD offers one-to-one customer service for businesses through our Strategic Account Advisor program.
SMUD tools for understanding your energy to make smart business decisions
Your step-by-step guide to getting connected 
Power your business with clean energy 

We've gone virtual

Virtual energy assessments are now available.

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Committed to customer satisfaction

 We're proud to serve you


Delivering reliable, affordable and sustainable power is in our DNA.  We work hard to deliver viable energy solutions to our local business community. Whether its energy-efficiency solutions or piloting custom and advanced renewable-energy options, we’re here to meet and exceed your expectations so your business can prosper and thrive.

Thanks to you, we’re proud to have been recognized by J.D. Power & Associates, as well as Cogent. We’re humbled and committed to continuing to deliver excellence in customer satisfaction. For customized energy solutions right-sized for your business, connect with your Strategic Account Advisor now. 

  • JD Power - Ranked #1 in Overall Commercial Customer Satisfaction - California: 2006 to 2019
  • Cogent - Customer Champion, Ranked #1 CA (electric): 2017 to 2019

Success stories

We're celebrating the power of our local business community.

During the COVID crisis, countless local businesses – big and small - rallied to keep Sacramento strong and thriving.  We’re celebrating these businesses and their entrepreneurial spirit and resiliency to power through in the face of adversity not only for themselves, but their employees, and the essential frontline workers keeping our community safe. 

Share your business reinvented story with us at

Celebrating J.J. Pfister Distillery in Rancho Cordova for switching production from craft spirits to hand sanitizer for essential workers, including our very own crews. In doing so, J.J. Pfister provided jobs for out-of-work hospitality professionals and together, they produced more than 16,000 gallons of WHO-approved hand sanitizer in just 2 weeks. Shout out to J.J. Pfister for reinventing business at such an important time. 
Thanks to our partner Single Mom Strong, Inc. for reinventing their business model and providing FREE child care to essential workers. SMS has implemented strong safety measures while providing kids with a nurturing environment while their parents work the front lines. 
We're celebrating the power of ingenuity during these times and sharing the Sacramento Zoo’s effort to bring the Zoo to you. Check out their live sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 a.m. 
We're celebrating the power of good in our local business community. SolomonsDelicatessen, in partnership with SacramentoCovered, transformed their full-service restaurant into a community kitchen to feed those in need. Support your local business during this time.
See more success stories here.

Business Education

SMUD offers everything from workshops to energy experts and exhibits for you and your team to educate yourselves on current and new energy topics.

Custom business presentations

Would you like to have SMUD come out and speak to your employees about new technologies, connected devices, and how to save energy both at work and at home? The Community Education & Technology Center will come out and speak to groups of 20 people or more.

Ask an energy expert

Do you have questions about green and zero energy building? Emerging energy or solar technologies? HVAC, lighting or solar for your business? Speak one-on-one with an energy expert.

Green business

SMUD offers a variety of green options your business may participate in

Make your business energy efficient with solar power. 

SMUD offers special rates for businesses who install EV chargers.

Is battery storage right for your business?

An option to amend your bill and use more green energy sources for your power.
Our Smart Homes program works with builders and contractors offering incentives for building energy efficient homes.
SMUD offers a cost-effective solar solution to meet your business and sustainability goals.

More resources

Whether you're adding an electric-vehicle charger, building your dream house or a sports arena, our Design & Construction Services team is here to help you connect to SMUD's electric system.
Considering generating some or all of your own power? Here are the details for interconnecting with SMUD's electric system.
PowerDirect can help you run your business more efficiently by integrating automated response capabilities into your energy management, lighting and HVAC systems.
Get a free walk through of your business to identify potential energy issues.