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Regular Day Reduced Rate. Participants will receive a rate reduction of $0.024 per kilowatt hour (kWh) on their energy usage from June 1-September 30, except from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on a SmartDay. Participants will receive an extra rate reduction of $0.0075/kWh for energy usage being billed at tiers 2, 3 and 4 during all hours from June 1-September 30.
SmartDay Rate. Participants will be billed a $0.60/kWh SmartDay Rate, additional to their current rate, for just five hours (from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.) on no more than 15 SmartDays each year. SmartDay charges for your usage in the tiers may be higher than the otherwise applicable rates in each tier. By voluntarily continuing on the SmartRate Plan, you are accepting higher electric rates than stated by law in each tier up to 15 days during the participation period. Accounts without Bill Protection may therefore have a higher annual bill than may otherwise occur, but bill savings are also possible.
Bill Protection. Participants will receive Bill Protection for the first full summer (May through October) on this plan. If the total SmartRate Plan costs are more than they would have been on a participant's regular residential pricing plan, we will credit the difference on the participant's November energy bill. If you find the SmartRate Plan is not for you, call PG&E to cancel any time.