Stockton Smart Energy Program

For a limited time, the City of Stockton and Pacific Gas and Electric Company are joining forces to deliver an energy-efficiency program designed specifically for residents and businesses located in Stockton’s historic Midtown-Magnolia District, Airport Corridor and Downtown Redevelopment Area.

Through the Stockton Smart Energy Program (PDF, 394 KB), eligible residents and business owners can reduce their energy usage and costs using the unique program elements listed below.

Residential Services

Single-Family and Multi-Family Home Direct Install Program

Energy-efficiency experts will canvass neighborhoods and identify single- and multi-family homes that qualify for the installation of a variety of free ENERGY STAR® measures such as interior hardwired fluorescent lighting fixtures, compact fluorescent lamps and programmable thermostats. Residents with single-family homes can also receive a free energy analysis to identify how they are using energy and ways to save. Emphasis will be placed on working with moderate-income customers, California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) participants and senior citizens. For more information, please call PG&E’s Smarter Energy Line at 1 (800) 933-9555.

Business Services

Stockton’s Energy Cents Rebate Program and Energy Audits for Businesses

Cash rebates are available for business customers who replace old lighting equipment with qualifying new energy-efficient technologies, and for those who install occupancy sensors, programmable thermostats or reflective window film. Additionally, energy-efficiency experts are available to perform free energy audits to help business customers identify energy-saving opportunities. Reservations are required for rebates over $2,500. To learn more about Stockton’s Energy Cents Rebate Program, to reserve funds, or to request a free energy audit, please call PG&E’s Business Customer Center at 1 (800) 468-4743.

Energy-Efficiency Services and Incentives for Municipal Buildings

Technical consultants will survey major energy-consuming systems within city facilities to identify potential energy-saving opportunities. Financial incentives may be available to help support investment in energy-efficiency upgrades at selected municipal facilities.

Codes and Standards Support

PG&E will provide Title 24 training and educational seminars related to energy codes and standards for existing and future building designs. These courses are targeted to designers, engineers, architects and building officials in Stockton.

Education and Information Services

PG&E will provide energy clinics and classes designed specifically for Stockton’s residents and businesses. Through these free training opportunities, residential and business customers can receive suggestions for reducing their energy bills and operating more energy efficiently. See course outline for listing of educational offerings. For more information or to register for classes, please call PG&E’s Energy Training Center at 1 (800) 244-9912.

Eligibility and Program Dates

The Stockton Smart Energy Program is available to residents and businesses in Stockton’s historic Midtown-Magnolia District, Airport Corridor and Downtown Redevelopment Area. Program elements are offered on a first-come, first-served basis until December 31, 2005, or until program funds are spent, whichever comes first. Reservations are required for some rebates. Please see rebate applications or program fact sheets for more details.

This program is funded by California utility customers and administered by Pacific Gas and Electric Company in collaboration with the City of Stockton under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.

Stockton's Energy Cents Rebate Program

At-a-Glance

Stockton’s Energy Cents Rebate program is available to business customers who replace old lighting equipment with qualifying new energy-efficient lighting, and for those who install occupancy sensors, programmable thermostats or reflective window film. Additionally, energy-efficiency experts are available to perform free energy audits to help business customers identify energy-saving opportunities.

Eligibility Requirements

Stockton’s Energy Cents Rebate Program participants and customers interested in receiving a free energy audit must:

  • Be a PG&E electric business customer whose facility is located in Stockton’s historic Midtown-Magnolia District, Airport Corridor and Downtown Redevelopment Area
  • Maintain a valid commercial, industrial or agricultural PG&E electric account at that facility (A-1, A-6, A-10, E-19V or AG rate schedule)
  • Pay the public purpose program charge

For customers served by co-generation, wind, solar and other types of self-generation, Stockton’s Energy Cents Rebate Program is available on a prorated basis if they purchase some of their electricity from PG&E.

Rebates are limited to $200,000 per PG&E electric account I.D. per year. This $200,000 per customer cap applies to customers with single or multiple meters. Customers may not receive rebates, incentives or services for the same measure(s) from another utility, state or local program funded by the Public Goods Charge. Other program requirements apply.

Eligible Equipment

Rebates are available for selected:

  • Lighting equipment
  • Occupancy sensors
  • Programmable thermostats
  • Reflective window film

Program Timeline

This program has a limited budget. Reservations are required for rebates over $2,500 and encouraged for rebates under $2,500. Before purchasing and installing any equipment, please call PG&E’s Business Customer Center at 1 (800) 468-4743 to reserve funds.

Equipment must be purchased and installed between January 1, 2004, and December 31, 2005, to qualify for rebates. Stockton’s Energy Cents Rebate Program forms must be received by PG&E’s Central Processing Center or postmarked no later than December 31, 2005. Program will end December 31, 2005, or earlier if allocated funds are depleted before that date. Applications (PDF, 143 KB) will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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