How our rates compare
SMUD's rates are among the lowest in California, and on average more than 50% 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 September 1, 2023.
Business rate comparison
Business customers' rates compared to PG&E as of September 1, 2023
|Customer groups||Percentage lower than PG&E|
|Small Commercial (0-20 kW)||52.2%|
|Small Commercial (21-299 kW)||55%|
|Medium Commercial (300-499 kW)||55.7%|
|Medium Commercial (500-999 kW)||51.9%|
|Large Commercial (1000+ kW)||47.8%|
|Lighting (Traffic Signals)||61.5%|
|Lighting (Street Lighting)||67.6%|