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Energy usage tools

Access, monitor and manage your energy usage

Visit your account to view your energy usage.

Access usage data

There are several ways to get detailed interval usage information for your electric and gas services.

  • For electric usage, data is available in 15-minute intervals. 
  • For gas usage, data is available by day.

Ways to view and manage your usage data

The best option for you depends on how you want to use the information and whether you want to provide access to a third party (such as an energy management firm) to your usage data.

The choices below are aimed at different needs and circumstances.

Customers can sign into their accounts to find the information they want:

  • Electric and gas cost and usage amounts and trends, by
    • Day
    • Week
    • Month
    • Year
  • Ability to compare bills to understand why costs changed
  • A rate analysis to find a potentially less expensive electric rate
  • Ways to save on electric usage and costs
  • Downloadable 15-minute electric interval usage and daily gas usage


CCA customers

Customers who buy their electricity or gas from a third party, such as a Community Choice Aggregation, won’t find cost and usage data in their online accounts.

Learn about Community Choice Aggregation

If you’d like to analyze your electric usage on your own computer on an ongoing basis, select “Download Usage” on your account dashboard:

  1. Select the electric services for which you want data.
  2. Pick the download frequency.
  3. Have notifications emailed to you automatically when files are ready to download.

Sign in to your account

If you are a small- or medium-business on rate schedule A1, A6 or A10, you can install a device that allows you to stream near real-time electric usage data.

Learn about Stream My Data

Share My Data is a streamlined way to share your PG&E energy data with third parties, but only after you grant authorization. Third parties may include companies that provide energy analysis and services to help your business save.

Visit Share My Data

Solar, wind, and other customers on Net Energy Metering (NEM) have a statement available called Detail of Bill. It shows how much electricity was used from the PG&E network. It also shows how much was sent by the customer to the PG&E network, by time-of-use and date.

These monthly statements are available in Your Account:

  1. From the Your Account landing page, select My Accounts & Services.
  2. Select the NEM Service ID number from the “Services Linked to My Profile” list.
  3. Select the appropriate Detail of Bill statement from the dropdown on the View Service Details page.

Sign in to your account

Energy data hub

Get details about the tools that allow you to share energy data. Find ways for third parties to help with energy management, analysis and support.

Portfolio manager web services

Learn how to safely disclose your personal electricity and/or natural gas usage data. Get information about your customer responsibilities. 

Residential tools

Managing your energy usage helps you manage your costs. Find ways to lower your energy usage and lower your bill. Explore your home energy use with these tools:

Analyze your energy use

With our Usage Analysis tool, you can:

  • Learn which rate plan is best for you.
  • Monitor and analyze your energy use.
  • Compare rate options.

Get a Home Energy Checkup

This tool provides personalized ways to save, based on how you use energy. Get a customized list of ways to boost your energy efficiency. Just answer a few questions about your home and energy use.

Enroll in Energy Alerts

With Energy Alerts, you receive notification by email, text or phone when your energy use is on pace to exceed your personalized statement alert amount.

Home Energy Alerts FAQs

Answers to common questions about Home Energy Reports.

Business tools

Discover the energy usage tools available in your PG&E online account. Manage your energy use to get maximum value for your money:

Analyze your energy use

Take advantage of the Usage Analysis tool in your online account to monitor and analyze your energy use, to compare rate options and to learn which rate plan is best for you.

Get an energy checkup

The Business Energy Saving Tool provides a profile of your energy use and opportunities to improve on usage.

Business resources

PG&E also offers expertise and tools in our energy centers to support implementing specific improvements at your facility, ranging from lower-cost lighting to more efficient food service equipment.

Explore energy-saving tips and tools

See how your usage affects your costs over time. See if shifting your usage to lower-cost times of day can help you save. Also, find programs and customized energy-saving recommendations.

Understanding the usage data

Your costs for energy are affected by when you use energy, how much you use, and in some cases, by your peak energy usage. PG&E gives you the tools to monitor and manage your usage while still meeting your business needs.

Sign in for energy usage details

annual view

  1. View by cost, kilowatt hours of usage, or kilowatts of demand.
  2. Choose to download summary or 15 minute interval data from dropdown menu.
  3. Customize the time period to review.
  4. Hover over a billing period to see summary usage and charges.
  5. Review Peak Day Pricing event days that may have affected your costs.

monthly view

  1. Select a default interval from one day to multi-year.
  2. Hover over a day to see the cost and usage for the date.


More ways to save

Peak Day Pricing

If you can successfully shift some usage away from weekday afternoons, enrolling in Peak Day Pricing can lower your overall electric rate.

Rebate and incentives

Explore rebates and incentive programs for your home or business.

Renewable energy options

PG&E offers training, attractive rates, and step-by-step instructions on how to plan for and implement your solar or other renewable energy system.