How our rates compare

SMUD's rates are among the lowest in California, and on average are more than 45.5% 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, 2023.

  • 131

    SMUD

  • 268

    Pacific Gas & Electric

  • 122

    Roseville Electric

  • 124

    Turlock

  • 145

    Modesto (MID)

  • 170

    LADWP

  • 273

    Southern California Edison

  • 357

    San Diego Gas and Electric

Business rate comparison

Business customers' rates compared to PG&E as of June 1, 2022

Customer groups Percentage lower than PG&E
Small Commercial (0-20 kW) 47.7%
Small Commercial (21-299 kW) 49.1%
Medium Commercial (300-499 kW) 51.6%
Medium Commercial (500-999 kW) 47.6%
Large Commercial (1000+ kW) 44.4%
Agricultural 48.6%
Lighting (Traffic Signals) 57.6%
Lighting (Street Lighting)  58.6% 
Average 45.5%