How our rates compare
SMUD's rates are among the lowest in California, and on average are more than 45% lower than those of neighboring PG&E.
Average residential monthly bill
This chart shows the average monthly price, in dollars, for a residential bill using 750 kWh per month as of March 1, 2022.
Business rate comparison
Business customers' rates compared to PG&E as of March 1, 2022
|Customer groups||Percentage lower than PG&E|
|Small Commercial (0-20 kW)||47.3%|
|Small Commercial (21-299 kW)||48.6%|
|Medium Commercial (300-499 kW)||50.9%|
|Medium Commercial (500-999 kW)||47.0%|
|Large Commercial (1000+ kW)||43.0%|
|Lighting (Traffic Signals)||57.1%|
|Lighting (Street Lighting)||57.3%|