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, 2019
GS General Service Jun. 25, 2019 GS-1-5
AG Agricultural Jun. 25, 2019 AG-1-5
GS-TOU1 Large General Service Time-of-Use Jun. 25, 2019 GS-TOU1-1-4
GS-TOU2 Medium General Service Time-of-Use Jun. 25, 2019 GS-TOU2-1-5
GS-TOU3 Small General Service Time-of-Use Jun. 25, 2019 GS-TOU3-1-4
CB General Service Campus Billing Jan. 1, 2018 CB-1-3
GS-TDP General Service Temperature Dependent Pricing and Economic Retention Jan. 1, 2019 GS-TDP-1-4
SLS Street Light Service Jan. 1, 2019 SLS-1-3
TSS Traffic Signal Service Jan. 1, 2019 TSS-1
TC ILS Traffic Control -- Intersection Lighting Service Jan. 1, 2019 TC-ILS-1
NLGT Outdoor Lighting Service Jan. 1, 2019 NLGT-1-2
HGA Hydro Generation Adjustment Jan. 1, 2019 HGA-1-2
Distribution Wheeling Service Jan. 1, 2019 DWS-1-2
FIT Feed-In Tariff for Distributed Generation Jan. 1, 2014 FIT-1-3
CHP Combined Heat & Power Distributed Generation Jan. 1, 2019 CHP-1-3
NEM Net Metering for Qualifying Facilities Jan. 1, 2018 NEM-1-3
Energy Assistance Program Dec. 31, 2019 EAPR-1-2
RBC Renewable Energy Bill Credit Aug. 16, 2013 RBC-1-3
EDR Economic Development No later than Dec. 31, 2019 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 go to 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.

CLASS AND SYSTEM AVERAGE RATE COMPARISON
Customer groups Percentage lower than PG&E
Small Commercial (0-20 kW) 39.0%
Small Commercial (21-299 kW) 40.6%
Medium Commercial (300-499 kW) 39.1%
Medium Commercial (500-999 kW) 35.1%
Large Commercial (1000+ kW) 31.1%
Agricultural 36.0%
Lighting 47.6%
Average 32.7%