Upcoming virtual classes

Saturday, February 6, 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Make an electric Valentine's Day card with LED lights! Using copper tape, coin batteries and LED’s, you’ll learn how to draw schematics and put your new talents to use in making your own electric greeting card.

Thursday, March 4, Noon-1 PM

We know many of you may be concerned about paying your bills during these challenging times. While much remains uncertain right now, one thing is for sure: we’re here to help you through this with flexible billing options and discount rates. Please come learn more about our residential programs and discounts and COVID assistance. 

Thursday, April 1, Noon - 12:30 PM

The Sacramento Shade Tree program just turned 30 last year. If you think you might have space for trees in your yard, this is the program for you! Learn about all the benefits of planting trees and how you can get free trees from SMUD.

Videos, Courses and Guides

Parent resources for children


Looking for ways to keep kids engaged while learning at home?

Keep your home learners engaged with age-appropriate, standards-based lessons from SMUD and the National Energy Education Development Project (NEED).

Each lesson will include a short reading, worksheet and additional learning resources. View lessons for:

Kindergarten - Grade 2

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-8

High school

Questions? Contact us at 1-916-732-6738 or email etcmail@smud.org

EnergySmart Home

Looking for smart home ideas? Take a virtual tour and see for yourself how easy it can be to transform your home.

  • Learn how smart appliances help control energy costs
  • Find out how the latest lighting technology can make you more comfortable and save money
  • See how energy-efficient windows and window coverings control light and energy use
  • Learn how to use the sun to power your home and electric vehicle
  • See how to manage everything from your smart phone or tablet

Where can you find instant rebates on the best energy-efficient products on the market?

Shop SMUD Energy Store


EnergySmart Home virtual tour

Click the links to the titles of the different rooms in our EnergySmart Home to learn more about them.