SmartDay guidelines

PG&E calls SmartDays on especially hot days when the demand for electricity can reach an extreme level.

  • No more than 15 SmartDays are called each year. SmartDays may be called on weekends or holidays, if electricity demand peaks.
  • A courtesy SmartDay notification may be sent by phone, email or text the day before a SmartDay.
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  • Shift or reduce your electricity use from 2-7 p.m., when SmartDays are called.
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SmartDay Events

2021 SmartDay events*

  • Thursday, July 8, 2021
  • Friday, July 9, 2021
  • Saturday, July 10, 2021
  • Wednesday, July 28, 2021
  • Thursday, July 29, 2021
  • Thursday, August 12, 2021
  • Monday, August 16, 2021
  • Wednesday, September 8, 2021

*An Event Day for June 17, 2021 was cancelled. No event charges were applied. The cancelled event will count towards the 15 Event Day per year limit.

Following are SmartDays in previous years