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SMUD Okays Wind Deal

2 Oct

A 25-year agreement for the purchase of 200 MW of wind power estimated to cost $52/MWh was unanimously approved by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District this week, as was a powerhouse construction project. (more…)

SMUD and CA Admin Ink Big Green Energy Deal

24 Sep

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District and California Department of General Services have entered a deal under which the state will become one of the largest purchasers of renewable energy in the nation. General Services will become the muni’s largest green energy customer. (more…)

PV Project Wins SMUD Approval

11 Sep

A 10.88 MW solar array is to be built on 60 acres near where the Sacramento Municipal Utility District’s Rancho Seco nuclear plant used to sit. (more…)

SMUD Approves Rate Hikes

17 Jul

Sacramento Municipal Utility District customers will see higher rates beginning early next year. (more…)

Sole Community Solar in Expansion Mode in Sacramento

25 Jun

Community solar opens the way for various business entities to step in and offer investments in solar energy projects or its output. (more…)

SMUD Poised for Rate Increase

18 Jun

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District is poised to raise its power rates by five percent over the next year-and-a-half under a draft rate resolution reviewed by the muni’s board June 18. (more…)

Forest Service Grants SMUD Project Authorization

3 Apr

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District was authorized by the U.S. Forest Service to begin work on its Iowa Hill pumped-storage project, said SMUD General Manager Arlen Orchard during the Board’s April 2 business meeting. (more…)

SMUD Awarded $22M More in Nuke Waste Case

26 Mar

A federal claims court ordered the United States to pay the Sacramento Municipal Utility District an additional $22.5 million on top of $53.1 million a federal appeals court directed the government to pay the muni last June. (more…)