News & Media

Our public information specialists are available during business hours to field questions from the media or arrange interviews with SMUD energy experts. Call 916-732-5100. We are available around the clock to provide outage information.

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News organizations can call 916-732-5100 during business hours to gain access to our 24/7 media contact numbers. You can reach media services by email at

  • News Releases and Media Advisories

    News Releases and Media Advisories

    For media outlets, current and past SMUD official news releases and media advisories.

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  • Newsletters


    Read the current and past issues of Connections, our customer newsletter. Sign up for email newsletters tailored to your energy interests.

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  • Media Resources

    Media Resources

    Our media staff can provide you with in-depth information and experts to interview on many topics.

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  • Events


    SMUD sponsors events which celebrate the innovation, leadership and diversity of our community.

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