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.

Enroll in SmartRate

Learn more about choosing the best rate plan. Review your rate plan options. If SmartRate is right for you, sign in to your account and select “Check My Eligible Options” to enroll.

Enroll now

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

With the summer season behind us and 14 out of a maximum of 15 SmartDay events called this year, barring emergency conditions, we do not anticipate any more SmartDay events until 2018.

Thank you for your participation and helping conserve California’s electric resources.

This forecast averages temperatures in PG&E's territory, showing the probability of a SmartDay Event. The standard 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.