Balance your monthly energy payments

If you want your energy statement charges to be about the same amount each month, or want to budget for energy costs and stay within range all year, check out Budget Billing. The plan evens your monthly payments to avoid big spikes on your energy statements, even when your energy usage changes from one season to another.

Budget Billing monthly payment with or without it.

Discover how Budget Billing works

Following are Budget Billing details:


  • Small business customers on a PG&E A1, A6 or GNR1 rate schedule may qualify for Budget Billing. Here’s how it works: Energy costs from the last 12 months average into a monthly payment amount. If your actual energy usage changes over 12 months, then your monthly payment adjusts once every four months.
  • After you enroll, the program takes effect on your next billing cycle.
  • You may enroll at no charge, and you can join or stop at any time.

 

Enroll today with easy sign-up options

Choose the sign-up option that works best for your business.


  • Sign in to your online account. Visit Your Account. Select Budget Billing from the Payment Options menu to enroll.
  • If you don’t have an online account, complete the enrollment form. Visit Budget Billing—Enroll.
  • Call us at 1-800-743-5000.
  • Stop by a local office and speak with a customer service representative.
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Get details about Budget Billing

View a plan brochure for more information. Download Stay on budget year-round with PG&E’s Budget Billing (PDF, 188 KB).

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Get a customized Budget Billing estimate

Estimate your payments on Budget Billing. Find out how. Visit Your Account.

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"It's great for budgeting. We have been using the Budget Billing option for 10 years now and enjoy the consistency."

—Carol, Clayton, CA