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How our rates compare

SMUD's rates are among the lowest in California, and on average are more than 27 percent lower than those of neighboring PG&E.

Monthly Average Residential Electric Bill @ 750 kWh per month
Effective as of January 1, 2015.
UtilityMonthly Bill
SMUD $93.93
L.A. Dept. of Water & Power $120.53
Roseville Electric $113.95
PG&E $154.44
Modesto Irrigation District $136.63
Southern California Edison $143.94
San Diego Gas & Electric $166.62
Class and System Average Rate Comparison
Customer Groups Percentage Lower than PG&E
Residential -27.8%
Small Commercial (0-20 kW) -32.4%
Small Commercial (21-299 kW) -34.1%
Med. Commercial (300-499 kW) -33.7%
Med. Commercial (500-999 kW) -29.2%
Large Commercial (1000+ kW) -20.7%
Agricultural -17.6%
Lighting -39.5%
Average -27.0%

2015 Forecast as of January 1, 2015
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