Special Notice: Due to technology issues, SMUD is temporarily unable to accept payments at any of the remote pay stations such as grocery or Wal-Mart stores. In-person payments can be made only at the SMUD Customer Service Center located at 6301 S Street, Sacramento.

If you made a payment at a remote pay station between Saturday, April 22 and Thursday, April 27 there may be a delay in the payment being credited to your SMUD account. Affected customers will not be assessed late penalties and no accounts will be disconnected as a result of the issue. Payments through the mail, our website or by calling SMUD are not affected. Please accept our apologies as we work around the clock to correct the issue.

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Workshops and training

Become an energy expert with our workshops, online tools, printed materials, interactive exhibits and energy reference room.

E&TC Exhibits


Look for a workshop that fits your needs. Class topics cover lighting, solar energy and energy efficiency in your home.

SMUD Webinars


Sign up for our webinars to learn about strategies and technologies to help you lower your energy costs and make your home more comfortable and convenient.

E&TC Exhibits


You will find a variety of energy efficiency and energy models displayed on the first and second floors of the Energy and Technology Center.

E&TC reference library

Resource room

This is a self-service resource available for research on home and business energy topics. Open to all--customers, design professional, students and teachers.

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Energy experts

We have experts available to answer questions on a number of energy-related subjects.

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Customer Advanced Technologies

CAT is a research and development program designed to encourage customers to use and evaluate new or underutilized technologies.


Class Schedule

Get the residential class and workshop schedule for January - June, 2017.

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Recorded presentations

If you missed a class in the past, we've archived some videos for you here.

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