Peak Day Pricing Event Day

July 28 is a Peak Day Pricing Event Day. Event Day hours are from 2-6 p.m.

Learn how Peak Day Pricing can help your bottom line

Peak Day Pricing is an optional rate that offers businesses a discount on regular summer electricity rates in exchange for higher prices during nine to 15 Peak Pricing Event Days per year, typically occurring on the hottest days of the summer.* By reducing your electricity use on Peak Day Pricing Event Days, you help keep California's energy supply reliable for everyone and may save your business money.

 

Discover how Peak Day Pricing works

Learn more about Event Days, alerts and how you can enroll your business risk-free:

  • Understand your rate. Your regular rates are discounted from May 1 to October 31.* On several Event Days each year, a surcharge is added to energy use between 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Don’t miss your Event Day alerts. We can send you an alert by email, text or phone the day before an Event Day, so you can plan ahead to conserve or shift your energy use.
  • Try it risk-free. You can participate risk-free for the first 12 months with Bill Protection. If you pay more during your first year on Peak Day Pricing, we credit you the difference. You can opt out of Peak Day Pricing at any time.

 

*Effective summer rates are lower after Peak Day Pricing credits have been applied, but effective rates are higher during Peak Day Pricing Event Hours.

Learn about Peak Day Pricing Rates

Click the tabs below to see how Peak Day Pricing rates vary throughout the year.

There are 9-15 Peak Day Pricing Event Days per year. On Event Days, a surcharge is added between 2-6pm.


Peak day Pricing Summer Event Day Rates
Based on A1 rates per kWh as of 3/1/16. Customer charges apply in addition to the kWh charges shown. Rates subject to change. Rates shown reflect the net rate after the Peak Day Pricing surcharges and credits have been applied.

Summer rates are in effect May through October. With Peak Day Pricing, your regular summer rates are discounted in exchange for higher rates on 9-15 Event Days per year.


peak day pricing summer rates
Based on A1 rates per kWh as of 3/1/16. Customer charges apply in addition to the kWh charges shown. Rates subject to change. Rates shown reflect the net rate after the Peak Day Pricing surcharges and credits have been applied.

Winter rates are in effect November through April.


Peak Day Pricing Winter Rates
Based on A1 rates per kWh as of 3/1/16. Customer charges apply in addition to the kWh charges shown. Rates subject to change. Rates shown reflect the net rate after the Peak Day Pricing surcharges and credits have been applied.

Start saving now

Here’s how we can help your business make smarter energy decisions and save money:

We'll send you an alert the day before an Event Day so you can plan ahead to conserve or shift your energy usage. Visit your online account.

To get free Enhanced Event Season Support, including a customized energy conservation plan and performance summaries after each Event Day, add your email address for Peak Day Pricing alerts.*

* Please allow 2-4 weeks after adding your email address to your PG&E online account profiles for Enhanced Event Season Support to begin.

Print a customized energy conservation poster.

Download Peak Day Pricing Case Study: Le Boulanger (PDF, 175 KB)

Find out how a French bakery cuts energy costs while keeping customers happy.

Download Peak Day Pricing Case Study: Sun Valley Rice (PDF, 501 KB)

Explore how Sun Valley Rice shifts its power-hungry milling process to off-peak hours for big savings.