Joining the SmartRate program is easy and gives you an opportunity to save money on your summer electricity bills. You’ll also be helping the environment. Because California tends to experience high temperatures between May and October, the demand for electricity can reach extreme levels. Until now, there were two traditional ways to solve this overflow in demand:
Small changes in your routine—such as shifting power-hungry activities to the morning or evening—will help ease the load on California’s power grid, and balance demand for electricity on SmartDays™. These simple adjustments can help minimize the need for "dirty" power from inefficient power plants when demand on the grid is at its limit.
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