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.

Solar System Estimator on tablet

Solar System Estimator for your home

What is it?

The Solar System Estimator is an online tool that you can use to help determine the benefits of installing a rooftop solar system on your home.

Use the tool to find:

  • your solar savings potential based on your rooftop characteristics, your electricity use, SMUD electricity rates and available tax credits and rebates;
  • how different scenarios impact your wallet in the near-term and long-term;
  • if solar seems like a good investment for you;
  • a list qualified solar installers.

To get started

First, log-in to My Account. You'll automatically be directed to the Estimator and your actual electricity usage will then be used to present side-by-side comparisons of your solar options. In just seconds you'll be able to decide whether solar makes sense for you.

Don't have an account yet? Registration is free.

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