Use the alert to stay on budget


The Bill Forecast Alert is an optional Energy Alert available to PG&E customers. When you sign up, we’ll send you a notification if your bill is expected to exceed an amount set by you.



Why should I sign up for the Bill Forecast Alert?


The Bill Forecast Alert is a free and easy tool to help you better manage your monthly energy bill. It gives you time to reduce your home’s energy use before your next statement arrives, if you’re trending to exceed the bill amount you set. Choose to receive the alert by email, text or phone.



Who is eligible for the Bill Forecast Alert?


You’re eligible to sign up for the Bill Forecast Alert if you’re a single-premise customer with a SmartMeter™.


NOTE: Net Energy Metering, Direct Access, and most Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) customers are not eligible to enroll at this time.



Enroll in a few easy steps


  1. Sign in to your account to reach the Energy Alerts preference page.
  2. Select the icon to the left of “Bill Forecast Alert.” It will be yellow and say “on” when activated.
  3. Choose to receive your alert by email, text or voice message.
  4. Enter contact information for those you’d like to receive the alert. You can enter a total of four contacts.
  5. Select the time of day you prefer to receive an alert.
  6. Enter the “not-to-exceed” dollar amount.
  7. Save Changes.

Frequently asked questions

Updating how you receive your alert

Sign in to your account and visit the Energy Alerts preferences page. There, you can edit your alert amount, who is receiving it and how you want to be notified (email, text or phone message).

Opting out of the program

You can unenroll at any time by selecting “off” next to the Bill Forecast Alert. It will appear grey and say “off” when it is not active.