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Address:   6301 S St, Sacramento, CA 95817


As the nation’s sixth-largest community-owned, not-for-profit electric service provider, SMUD has been providing low-cost, reliable electricity to Sacramento County for nearly 75 years. SMUD is a recognized industry leader and award winner for its energy efficiency programs, renewable power technologies, and sustainable solutions for a healthier environment. SMUD’s power mix is about 50 percent non-carbon emitting.

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Board of Directors

SMUD is owned by its customers, who elect a seven-member board of directors whose meetings are open to the public. Both current and past meetings can be watched online.

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In their February 27th meeting, the Placer County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a 1,170-acre solar panel facility that will provide power to Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) customers in west Placer County.

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General Manager Paul Lau has named Scott Martin as the new chief financial officer for the Sacramento Municipal Utility District.

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Critics see carbon capture and storage as a high-tech Band-Aid prolonging fossil fuel use. Proponents argue considering all strategies, given the urgency of the climate crisis.

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In an effort to address inflation and fund wildfire prevention and clean energy needs, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District will hold a public hearing regarding a series of proposed rate increases that would raise rates a total of more than 10 percent by 2025.

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As the head of Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Paul Lau leads the sixth-largest community electric utility in the nation.

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