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.

  • 129

    SMUD

  • 259

    Pacific Gas & Electric

  • 116

    Turlock

  • 120

    Roseville Electric

  • 135

    Modesto (MID)

  • 173

    LADWP

  • 218

    Southern California Edison

  • 306

    San Diego Gas and Electric

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%
Agricultural 48.3%
Lighting (Traffic Signals) 57.1%
Lighting (Street Lighting)  57.3% 
Average 45.0%