For Trade Professionals

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) relies on
Trade Professionals—contractors, installers, distributors,
retailers and engineers—to help increase awareness of
energy efficiency initiatives available for our customers,
including rebates and incentives to save energy and
reduce costs.

Be Part of PG&E's Trade Professional Alliance

If you sell, install, or service products and equipment, such as refrigeration, lighting, food service, agriculture equipment, boilers, motors, or HVAC, we invite you to become a PG&E Trade Professional Alliance member. For more information download a copy of the Trade Professional Alliance introduction flyer.

On-Demand Training for Trade Professionals

Recent Program Updates

2013-2014 Energy Efficiency Portfolio

As of January 1, 2013, PG&E is operating under a new Energy Efficiency Portfolio for 2013-2014, as approved by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).

Please note that several rebates from the 2010-2012 Business Rebates Program have been retired and/or consolidated and may not be included in the new 2013-2014 Business Rebates Program. View the current rebate catalogs for PG&E’s Business Rebates Program.

Energy Efficiency Financing
Fund your customer’s energy efficiency retrofits using PG&E’s Energy Efficiency Financing (EEF) program. Commercial customers may borrow up to $100,000, and government agencies may borrow up to $250,000 to perform lighting, HVAC, refrigeration and other retrofits – with 0% interest loans repaid through their utility bills.
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  • Receive rebate payments: Upon customer approval, you can have rebate payments released to you, which can be used to help offset upfront costs to your customers.
  • Inclusion in PG&E’s Trade Professional Alliance online directory: Expand your visibility among customers searching the PG&E Trade Professional Alliance online directory.*
  • Subscription to PG&E’s quarterly Trade Pro Alliance newsletter, Current Tools: Stay up to date on the latest in energy efficiency news and trends.
  • Use of the PG&E Trade Professional Alliance participation logo: Show business customers that your company is a "Proud Participant in PG&E’s Energy Management Programs."**
  • Recognition of your energy savings: Receive semi-annual updates on the energy savings you’ve accomplished and be eligible to earn an award as a Top Performer at PG&E’s Annual Trade Professional Recognition Awards.
  • Notice of Trade Professional Alliance events and marketing campaigns: Additional support and resources, such as networking and training seminars, are available to aid in your customer communications and sales efforts.

* To participate in the Trade Professional Alliance online directory, Trade Professional Members must have at least one completed project within PG&E’s Energy Management Programs within the last 12 months from the enrollment date.

** Please email us for more information at The logo may be provided to Trade Professionals who agree to the 2013-2014 Trade Professional Participation Guidelines and the Logo Terms of Use upon meeting the qualifications of the logo program requirements.

You may now register and enroll online for the 2013-2014 Trade Professional Alliance program. Trade Professional Alliance members enrolled in the 2010-2012 program must re-enroll and agree to the new terms and conditions set forth for the new program cycle. We strongly encourage all Trade Professionals to enroll via our online enrollment tool to take advantage of additional Trade Professional Alliance benefits, including:

  • Access to eRebates: Conveniently submit and check the status of your rebate applications online.
  • Add additional company locations and contacts: Extend the benefits of the Trade Professional Alliance to all members of your company through online management of your account.

To get started, login or register for the 2013-2014 Trade Professional Alliance program, complete the requested information for trade professional enrollment, and agree to the terms and conditions. While completing the enrollment, you will have the option to choose to be included in our online Trade Professional Directory.

You may also apply by downloading and completing the 2013-2014 Trade Professional Alliance Guidelines and Enrollment Application (PDF).

On-Demand Training for Trade Professionals
Trade Professional Managers and PG&E Program Managers are working to provide you with on-demand training that will increase your knowledge of PG&E Programs. Our first on-demand training is High-Efficiency Troffer Incentive Requirements.

Future on-demand training sessions will include customized programs and an overview of the Trade Alliance. If you would like to offer recommendations on future traning sessions, contact your local PG&E Trade Professional Manager.

The PG&E Trade Professionals workshops and training are offered through:

  • The Pacific Energy Center in San Francisco, which offers educational programs, design tools, advice, and support to help create energy-efficient buildings and comfortable indoor environments, with a focus on commercial buildings.
  • The Energy Training Center-Stockton provides professional training courses for HVAC, window and insulation contractors, as well as builders, architects, engineers and code officials at locations in Northern California and the Central Valley.
  • The Food Service Technology Center in San Ramon provides educational seminars covering all aspects of energy performance in commercial kitchens.

Contact Us

To support your efforts in promoting PG&E energy efficiency programs, we have members of our trade professional management team throughout the PG&E territory. This team is dedicated exclusively to trade professionals and can provide training for your sales team, address program questions, and assist you in establishing relationships with local PG&E representatives who interact daily with business customers. Your success is our success and we value your participation in PG&E programs.

Northern Region Trade Professional Manager
  • Office: 1-877-430-5505 (toll free)
  • Email:
  • PG&E Areas 6 and 7
  • Counties: Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Yolo, Yuba
Bay Region Trade Professional Manager
  • Office: 1-877-431-9777 (toll free)
  • Email:
  • PG&E Areas 1 and 2
  • Counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco
Coastal Region Trade Professional Manager
  • Office: 1-877-251-7419 (toll free)
  • Email:
  • PG&E Areas 3 and Bay Area Peninsula
  • Counties: Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Mateo, Santa Clara, San Benito and the Southwest portions of Alameda
Central Valley Region Trade Professional Manager
  • Office: 1-877-431-2200 (toll free)
  • Email:
  • PG&E Areas 4 and 5
  • Counties: Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne


For General Program Questions

Please email or call PG&E's Business Customer Service Center toll free at 1-800-468-4743.
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