Giving you the power to manage your summer electric bills.

Looking for ways to manage your summer energy bill? When you're on the SmartRate plan, you pay a reduced rate in exchange for minimizing your electricity usage up to 15 days a year. Lower your usage and help conserve California’s energy resources.


Learn about SmartRate

Find out how much your electric rate will be reduced when you're on the plan, what you need to do to save and why SmartRate is risk-free the first summer.


View previous SmartDay™ Events

SmartDays are usually called on especially hot days when electricity demand peaks. See how many SmartDays have been called so far this year.


Get helpful SmartDay tips

A little planning goes a long way toward using less energy. You'll find new ways to reduce your electricity usage on SmartDays and on other days of the year, too.

Update how you’re notified of SmartDays

Choose email, text or a phone call. It's easy to change how we contact you and up to three other people. You can make updates by logging into your online PG&E account or complete an online form.

Update how you’re notified on your account page. Visit your online account
Or, complete our online form. Visit Update how you’re notified of SmartDays.

SmartDay Event Forecast

This forecast averages temperatures in PG&E's territory, showing the probability of a SmartDay Event. The current trigger temperature is 98°. Learn how to practice many of the great energy savings efforts for a SmartDay.
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Forecast is scrollable on mobile devices.