Business rate information

We offer many different rates to fit the needs of business in the Sacramento region.  To learn more, read a general guide to our commercial rates and other programs.

Learn more about 2019 business rate changes.

Preliminary Statement Jan. 1, 2021
AG Agricultural Jan. 1, 2021 AG-1-5
CI-TOD Jan. 1, 2021 CI-TOD
CI-TOD2 Jan. 1, 2021 CI-TOD2
CI-TOD3 Jan. 1, 2021 CI-TOD3
CI-TOD4 Jan. 1, 2021 CI-TOD4
CB General Service Campus Billing Jan. 1, 2021 CB-1-3
GS-TDP General Service Temperature Dependent Pricing and Economic Retention Jan. 1, 2021 GS-TDP-1-4
SLS Street Light Service Jan. 1, 2021 SLS-1-3
TSS Traffic Signal Service Jan. 1, 2021 TSS-1
TC ILS Traffic Control -- Intersection Lighting Service Jan. 1, 2021 TC-ILS-1
NLGT Outdoor Lighting Service Jan. 1, 2021 NLGT-1-2
HGA Hydro Generation Adjustment Jan. 1, 2021 HGA-1-2
DWS Distribution Wheeling Service Jan. 1, 2021 DWS-1-2
CHP Combined Heat & Power Distributed Generation Jan. 1, 2021 CHP-1-3
NEM 1 Net Metering for Qualifying Facilities Jan. 1, 2021 NEM1-1-3
NEM2 Successor Net Metering for Qualifying Facilities  Jan. 1, 2021  NEM2-1
Energy Assistance Program Jan. 1, 2021 EAPR-1-2
RBC Renewable Energy Bill Credit Jan. 1, 2021 RBC-1-3
EDR Economic Development Jan. 1, 2021 EDR-1-2

How to read the rate codes.

Other rate-related information

If you would like more information or have questions or comments about rates, rules, and regulations contact our Rates Team at pricing@smud.org.

Business rates also include a System Infrastructure Fixed Charge. The amount varies by rate and service voltage . For more information, view details for your rate using the Rates listing above.

 

Rate comparison 

Our rates are some of the lowest in California. See a general guide to our commercial rates and other programs as of January 1, 2020.

CLASS AND SYSTEM AVERAGE RATE COMPARISON
Customer groups Percentage lower than PG&E
Small Commercial (0-20 kW) 40.2%
Small Commercial (21-299 kW) 41.7%
Medium Commercial (300-499 kW) 42.0%
Medium Commercial (500-999 kW) 38.1%
Large Commercial (1000+ kW) 33.9%
Agricultural 37.0%
Lighting (Traffic Signals) 50.6%
 Lighting (Street Lighting) 44.1%
Average 33.7%

Other rate-related information

If you would like more information or have questions or comments about rates, rules, and regulations contact our Rates Team at pricing@smud.org.