​Newsletters

Catch up on Connections issues you may have missed:

May Connections Newsletter

May 2022

Learn about summer rates coming soon, find out how to protect your home and see tips on avoiding scammers.

April Connections Newsletter 

April 2022

Learn how SMUD is leading the way to a greener tomorrow, find out about our free EV Support Program, discover free and fun workshops and get information on how to save money on EV chargers.

March 2022 Residential Newsletter 

March 2022

Find out when disconnections for non-payment restarts, learn about new storage and solar rate and battery storage incentives, see how to go electric and save with rebates.

Feb 2022 Connections Newsletter

February 2022

Find out how to prepare for storms, try our SMUD app to stay connected to your account, learn about rate changes, see how SMUD gives back to the community and how to watch out for scammers.

 January 2022 Connections Newsletter

 

January 2022

Get payment help before disconnections resume in 2022, get safe driving tips, apply for our annual college scholarship and access our free resources to learn about clean energy technology.

November 2021 Connections NL 

November 2021

Easy shopping from the comfort of your home, learn about our zero carbon future, see how going electric can save you money and safety tips for holiday lights.
Connections news letter Oct 2021 

October 2021

Discover where your power comes from, get some Join the Charge swag, wildfire safety news, protect your investment with HomePower and learn about a scam alert.
Sept 2021 Residential newsletter

September 2021

Find out about our zero carbon future, get information on electric vehicles, read about the Oct 1st rate increase and learn about our free workshops.
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August 2021 

Join the charge for a Clean PowerCitySM, get tips on how to reduce your electricity use and save water this summer, and learn how to switch to paperless billing.  

Connections newsletter 

July 2021

Find out how to comment on proposed rate changes, learn how to avoid online scammers, see how we make your safety our priority and see our heat pump HVAC rebates.  

   

June 2021

Learn about our commitment to a Clean PowerCity, avoid the risks with mylar and metallic balloons, apply for our Shine Awards and find out if an electric vehicle is right for you.  

                                         
         

Catch up on Business Connections issues you may have missed:

 March 2022 Business Connections Newsletter

Spring 2022

Find out when disconnections for non-payment restart, learn about rate changes and new solar and storage rates, discover how switching to induction can save you money and see our new energy bill estimator tool.

 

 

Winter 2021

Learn about SMUD's 2030 Zero Carbon Plan, see how EVs can be affordable, find out about SMUD's commitment to safe, reliable, affordable and environmentally responsible power.

Residential Connection Sept 2021 Newsletter

Fall 2021

Discover how to save money with rebates, read how U.S. Cold Storage partners with SMUD to reduce carbon footprint, get updates on the new rate increase and learn how we are here to help you.

 

Summer 2021

Join our clean energy future, apply for our Shine community development awards and check out our summer energy savings tips and resources.  

 

Catch up on Developer Connections issues you may have missed:

All electric house being built

Spring 2022

Learn about our free commercial workshops, tell us your thoughts on all-electric homes and discover how SMUD can provide assistance on your Commercial Development project.

   

Winter 2021

Read about the addition of business attraction to our portfolio, get informed with important real estate activity during 2021 and discover the benefits of cooking with induction.

 

 

Fall 2021

Read about a lower carbon future through electrification, battery storage for your business, the progress on Elliott Homes at Rio del Oro and industry workshops.

Connections Dev Spring 2021

Spring 2021

Read about our 2030 Zero Carbon Plan, SMUD commercial new construction incentive programs continue in 2021, learn about our new tool to help your business save energy and see our coming industry workshops.

See what’s happening with science and education in our region, including resources and events: 

 Girls Scouts Heart of Central California's embroidered patch with the SMUD logo, wind turbines and "Clean Energy"

 

Spring 2022

Learn what educational opportunities are happening in 2022, including SMUD's Autonomous Vehicle Racing competition, Solar Regatta and Electricity Fair.

Electricity Fair 2021

Spring 2021

Stay connected with our free virtual workshops for educators, view Charge Up Change! winning videos, learn more about our virtual Youth Energy Summit (YES) and more.

Fall 2020 Energy Education News

Fall 2020

Our back to school issue includes a Science Olympiad recap, free teacher STEM virtual workshops & learning resources and learn more about the free Electricity Fair held virtually this year.


Spring 2020

Learn more about the Charge Up Change competition for middle school students, free development workshops for educators, custom workshops, free online tools like lesson plans, videos and so much more.

                                         
         

Catch up on SEED newsletter issues you may have missed:

 Lonny Harris Headshot - Ablegov

Spring 2022

Lonny Harris, president of Ablegov, Inc., shares his success story. Also get a Shine Awards update, see a timeline for normal billing and collections and learn more about the progress towards a zero carbon future.

 
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Winter 2021

Read about ways we're here to help, find free online video resources, get a 2021 Shine Awards update, read about our 2030 zero carbon vision and see a list of upcoming projects.

 
 

Fall 2021

Get information on how businesses have received help during COVID, catch up on the Meet the Buyers & Business Resource Expo and read the success stories from our energy programs.

 

Summer 2021

Learn about our Clean PowerCity℠ movement, apply for our Shine awards, register your business for our expo and reduce your energy bills by signing up for a free energy assessment.