Reduce Heat Produced In The House To Keep Home Cool, SMUD SaysClosing blinds, not running the stove or dryer during the day, and setting a programmable thermostat at 78 degrees are simple steps to keep costs down, but SMUD says you can do even more.
Tons Of Nuclear Waste Outside Sacramento May Finally Be RemovedA Congressional deal could move the waste from the Rancho Seco Nuclear Facility.
California Utilities Reiterate Safeguards After Russian Hacking ReportAccording to the Department of Homeland Security, the Russian government hackers were able to get deep into the system of a Kansas nuclear plant
Rancho Seco Park Beach Closed, High Bacteria Levels To BlameHigh bacteria levels have prompted the swim beach at the Rancho Seco Recreational Area to be closed.
Power Lines Crash Onto Moving Vehicle, Trapping Three People In SacramentoAttached to live power lines, the first pole yanked two more poles down to the ground, causing a huge spark and trapping three people in their vehicles. Thankfully, all of them are OK.
Thousands Of SMUD Customers Lose Power In Downtown Sacramento
Over 27,000 SMUD Customers Temporarily Lose Power In Rancho CordovaThousands of people were without power in Rancho Cordova Monday morning.
Elk Grove Renter Has Their Power Cut Due To Home's HistorySandra Johnson found what she thought was the perfect house to rent in Elk Grove. But after one year there, she's forced to move out because the house has a history that's haunting it.
Fire Causes Power Outage To Thousands Of SMUD Customers In Sacramento CountyMore than 18,000 SMUD customers were without power on Saturday morning because of a fire in Sacramento County.
Higher Electric Bills Coming As California Drought Slashes Hydroelectric Power OutputWith little to no snow in the Sierra, there's less water to push the turbines to create energy. SMUD and other power companies now have to rely on more pricey alternatives such as natural gas for power.
Sacramento Engineer Was Inspired To Enter His Field By His Math TeacherAlvaro Mendoza, associate telecommunications engineer with Sacramento Municipal Utility District, says the key to success in any career field is to "enjoy what you do."
SMUD Crews Preparing For High Winds In Storm Coming Later This WeekWhile they don’t have a crystal ball to predict the damage the storm will bring, they’re encouraging people to do their part to reduce the risks.