Residential rates

The Time-of-Day (5-8 p.m.) Rate is the standard rate for all residential customers. Customers can also choose the optional Fixed Rate.

Time-of-Day (5-8 p.m.) Rate details

No verano

1 de octubre - 31 de mayo

Medianoche
5PM
8PM
Medianoche
Off-Peak
Medianoche – 5 p.m.
$0.1035 kWh
Todo el día en fines de semana y días festivos
Peak
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
$0.1430 kWh
Off-Peak
8 p.m. – medianoche
$0.1035 kWh

Verano

1 de junio - 30 de septiembre

Medianoche
Mediodía
5PM
8PM
Medianoche
Off-Peak
Medianoche – noon
$0.1209 kWh
Todo el día en fines de semana y días festivos
Mid-Peak
Mediodía – 5 p.m.
$0.1671 kWh
Peak
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
$0.2941 kWh
Mid-Peak
8 p.m. – medianoche
$0.1671 kWh
System Infrastructure Fixed Charge per month $22.25

The Hydro Generation Adjustment may be applied to all energy usage.

Learn how to read the rate codes.

Rate comparison 

SMUD's rates are among the lowest in California, and on average are 35% lower than those of neighboring PG&E.

The chart below shows the monthly price for a residential bill @ 750 kWh per month as of January 1, 2020.

  • 118

    SMUD

  • 194

    Pacific Gas and Electric

  • 136

    Modesto Irrigation District

  • 113

    Roseville Electric

  • 220

    San Diego Gas and Electric

  • 156

    Southern California Edison

  • 161

    LADWP

  • 116

    Turlock

For more information about SMUD's rates and bill comparison, visit the rate comparison page.

 

These links contain all rates in effect on and after the date indicated for service in SMUD territory. See a general guide to our residential rates and other programs.

Section 1 -- Rate Schedules
Preliminary Statement Jan. 1, 2021
R Residential Service Jan. 1, 2021 R-1-4
R TOD Residential Time-of-Day Service Jan. 1, 2021 R-TOD-1-4
NLGT Outdoor Lighting Service Jan. 1, 2021 NLGT-1-2
HGA Hydro Generation Adjustment Jan. 1, 2021 HGA-1-2
NEM1 Net Metering for Qualifying Facilities Jan. 1, 2021 NEM1-1-3
NEM2 Successor Net Metering for Qualifying Facilities  Jan. 1, 2021 NEM2-1
Residential Service Medical Equipment Discount Program Jan. 1, 2021 MED-1
Energy Assistance Program Jan. 1, 2021 EAPR-1-2
RBC Renewable Energy Bill Credit Jan. 1, 2021 RBC-1-3 

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 contact our Rates Team at pricing@smud.org. 

These links contain all rules and regulations in effect on and after the date indicated for service in SMUD territory.

Service rules - by accepting service from SMUD you have agreed to our rules and regulations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Section 2 -- Rules and Regulations
1 - Definitions Jan. 1, 2021 01-1-03             
2 - Service Conditions Jan. 1, 2021 02-1-4             
3 - Application for Service Jan. 1, 2021 03-1             
4 - Contracts Jan. 1, 2021 04-1             
6 - Billing, Payment of Bill, and Credit Jan. 1, 2021 06-1-3             
8 - Notices and Communications Jan. 1, 2021 08-1             
10 - Adjustment for Errors in Electric Bills Jan. 1, 2021 10-1             
11 - Discontinuance and Restoration of Service Jan. 1, 2021 11-1-2             
12 - Application of Rates Jan. 1, 2021 12-1             
13 - Temporary Service Jan. 1, 2021 13-1             
14 - Shortage of Supply and Interruption of Delivery Jan. 1, 2021 14-1             
15 - Extension of Facilities to Residential Premises Jan. 1, 2021 15-1-3             
16 - Extension of Facilities to Non-Residential Premises Jan. 1, 2021 16-1-4             
17 - Meter Tests and Adjustment of Bills for Meter Error Jan. 1, 2021 17-1             
18 - Services to Premises and Use of Energy Jan. 1, 2021 18-1-2             
21 - Interconnection Requirements Jan. 1, 2021 21-1             
If you would like more information or have questions or comments about rates, rules, and regulations contact our Rates Team at pricing@smud.org.