How our rates compare

SMUD's rates are among the lowest in California, and on average more than 54% 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 January 1, 2024.

  • 135

    SMUD

  • 345

    Pacific Gas & Electric

  • 124

    Turlock

  • 122

    Roseville

  • 163

    Modesto

  • 186

    LADWP

  • 270

    Southern California Edison

  • 295

    San Diego Gas and Electric

Business rate comparison

Business customers' rates compared to PG&E as of January 1, 2024

Customer groups Percentage lower than PG&E
Small Commercial (0-20 kW) 58.5%
Small Commercial (21-299 kW) 61.2%
Medium Commercial (300-499 kW) 60.1%
Medium Commercial (500-999 kW) 56.7%
Large Commercial (1000+ kW) 46.9%
Agricultural 59.7%
Lighting (Traffic Signals) 66.9%
Lighting (Street Lighting)  72.1% 
Average 54.3%