CEAR E-recycling becomes our newest Certified Sustainable Business!

As of August 2018, CEAR (California Electronic Asset Recovery) has been certified as a Sacramento Area ​ Sustainable Business in ALL 6 Categories. Not only are they responsible for diverting and recycling approximately 20 million pounds of E-waste a year, their operations on site are going above and beyond current regulations in order to improve their sustainability practices.​​

Click the link below to see a ​KVIE video to get a peak into their facility !​

For more information visit their website:


WANTED: Small Business Contractors

​SMUD is looking for local small business contractors to bid on the construction of the new Station E Substation. Click the link to learn more about the $25 million in contracting opportunities.


City of Sacramento's EV Program Updates

NEW: Green City Programs Announcement

On June 13, 2018 the City of Sacramento and Electrify America announced new zero-emission Green City initiatives. The programs will include new types of zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) car share programs, ZEV shuttle and bus routes, and state-of-the-art electric vehicle charging systems. Read the press release, infographic, and fact sheets at:


Curbside EV Charging Pilot: Draft Guidance Now Available

On June 14, 2018, the Department of Public Works (DPW) released draft policy guidance for the Curbside EV Charging Pilot Program. This guidance is now available for public review and comment.



SMUD and BERC Present the Sustainability Series

​Join us for a new Sustainability Series and learn
how sustainable business practices can improve
productivity, generate profit and protect the planet.
Attend this 8-month program led by BERC
(Business Environmental Resource Center) that
provides sustainable solutions to you from subject
matter experts on innovative solutions.

Each Sustainability Series registrant will receive a
single-user, full-year license to a special Internal
Champion’s Edition of Selling in 6™ which
includes more than 100 six-minute lessons that
can be viewed on a smartphone, tablet or other
internet-connected device.
We hope you’ll attend the entire series but
understand if you can’t – please join us for a class
or two.

Sign up today and learn from our experts on
how your business can adopt sustainable
strategies that make good business sense.


3/13: Launch Your Business

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3/20: Expansion Financing



3/12 Start Up Financing

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3/27: How to Prepare for a Small Business Loan Workshop

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Free SMUD Workshops Click Here->

​Click the link below to see what workshops SMUD is offering to local businesses and community members.​