The monthly Connections newsletter brings you up to date on ways to save money and energy, news at SMUD and new technologies to help you manage your electricity usage.
Here are the topics covered in this month's issue. To read the full issue, download the pdf (215k).
Convenient ways to pay
SMUD offers a number of quick and easy ways to pay your bill, including online, mobile phone and automatic payments.
See all the ways to pay your bill
Play safely with balloons
When metallic balloons contact power lines they often cause outages and risk to people, pets and property.
Learn more about outdoor safety
A home on the range for rescued animals
The 75 acre Amanda Blake Wildlife Refuge, at SMUD's Rancho Seco Park, is home to emus, ostriches, antelope and more.
Learn more about this amazing refuge
Free wood chips for SMUD customers
When mixed with leaves and twigs, the chips help fertilize soil and keep trees healthy in summer heat.
Where to get your free wood chips