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Locally grown solar power.

Homeowners and renters can all get power
from the sun without owning.

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Go green with SMUD

SMUD makes it easy for you to take care of the things that take care of us – the air we breathe, the water we drink and the living things that make up our delicate ecosystems. Here are some ways that you can take part:

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Opt-in to Greenergy®

For just $3 or $6 a month, SMUD will offset your electricity needs with power made from renewable resources, like wind, water and sun.

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Go Paperless

Get an email when your bill is ready. Then view, pay and track it all online.

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Go Solar

Purchase or lease your own rooftop solar electric system and SMUD will buy the excess solar power you don’t use.


Plant Free Shade Trees

Mature shade trees around your home can save you up to 40 percent on summer cooling costs. SMUD and the Sacramento Tree Foundation can provide free trees, along with all you will need to properly plant and care for them.

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Drive an Electric Vehicle (EV)

We point out things to consider before buying or leasing an EV, including charging options, rates and available state and federal incentives.

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SMUD's Home of the Future

SMUD and local builders demonstrate sustainable living in SMUD’s Home of the Future.

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SMUD's Community Solar ®

Voluntary donations from our customers fund solar projects for local schools, non-profit organizations and for low-income housing built by organizations like Habitat for Humanity.

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Energy Efficiency Programs

The wise use of energy is perhaps the best way of all to go green.

You and SMUD – leading the way toward a cleaner environment

For more than a generation, SMUD and it's customers have led the way to a cleaner environment with:

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A strong environmental commitment

Your elected SMUD Board of Directors has set ambitious goals that will produce a healthier local environment for future generations.

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An aggressive portfolio of green power

SMUD uses a balanced and sustainable mix of power sources in ways that help preserve the environment.

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Development of new technologies

SMUD advances renewable energy technologies through research and development projects.

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Clean energy all around us

SMUD is taking a leadership role in developing a more sustainable future.

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Climate challenge

Together we can shape our future.

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