Business Rate Information

We offer many different rates to fit the needs of business in the Sacramento region.  To learn more, read a general guide to our commercial rates and other programs.

Preliminary Statement Jan. 1, 2017
GS General Service Jan. 1, 2017 1-GS-1-4
AG Agricultural Jan. 1, 2017 1-AG-1-5
GS-TOU1 Large General Service Time-of-Use Jan. 1, 2017 1-GS-TOU1-1-4
GS-TOU2 Medium General Service Time-of-Use Jan. 1, 2017 1-GS-TOU2-1-5
GS-TOU3 Small General Service Time-of-Use Jan. 1, 2017 1-GS-TOU3-1-4
GS General Service Campus Billing Jan. 1, 2014 1-CB-1-3
GS-TDP General Service Temperature Dependent Pricing and Economic Retention Jan. 1, 2017 1-GS-TDP-1-4
SLS Street Light Service Jan. 25, 2017 1-SLS-1-3
TSS Traffic Signal Service Jan. 1, 2017 1-TSS-1
TC ILS Traffic Control -- Intersection Lighting Service Jan. 1, 2017 1-TC-ILS-1
NLGT Outdoor Lighting Service Jan. 1, 2017 1-NLGT-1-2
SB-1 Solar Surcharge Jan. 1, 2016 1-SB1-1
HGA Hydro Generation Adjustment Jan. 1, 2014 1-HGA-1-2
Distribution Wheeling Service Jul. 1, 2017 1-DWS-1-2
FIT Feed-In Tariff for Distributed Generation Jan. 1, 2014 1-FIT-1-3
CHP Combined Heat & Power Distributed Generation Jan. 1, 2017 1-CHP-1-3
NEM Net Metering for Qualifying Facilities Jan. 1, 2016 1-NEM-1-3
Energy Assistance Program Jul. 1, 2017 1-EAPR-1-2
RBC Renewable Energy Bill Credit Aug. 16, 2013 1-RBC-1-3
EDR Economic Development Jan. 1, 2016 1-EDR-1-2

How to read the rate codes.

Other rate-related information

If you would like more information or have questions or comments about rates, rules, and regulations go to pricing@smud.org.

Rate comparison 

Our rates are some of the lowest in California. See a general guide to our commercial rates and other programs.

CLASS AND SYSTEM AVERAGE RATE COMPARISON
Customer groups Percentage lower than PG&E
Small Commercial (0-20 kW) 36.4%
Small Commercial (21-299 kW) 38.6%
Medium Commercial (300-499 kW) 37.2%
Medium Commercial (500-999 kW) 32.6%
Large Commercial (1000+ kW) 28.0%
Agricultural 25.8%
Lighting 45.8%
Average 32.0%

Other rate-related information

If you would like more information or have questions or comments about rates, rules, and regulations go to pricing@smud.org.

SMUD Means Business

For 70 years, we've supported the local business community with low rates, reliable power and superior service.

From our dedicated Strategic Account Advisors to energy efficiency programs and services, we've made it our business to help your business succeed.

Learn more about our business programs and services