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Are you ready to move to an all-electric home or building?


  • Electrification refers to the process of changing appliances over from gas and other non-electric fuel sources to electricity.
  • Switching to a home that is all-electric can modernize your home, reduce your carbon footprint and lower your energy costs.

Maximize your cost savings and explore how to complete your electrification project with our guide to electrification.

Enjoy the benefits of electrification

Better indoor air quality

  • Burning fossil fuels releases greenhouse gases and other fumes. Without proper ventilation, these can contribute to indoor air pollution.
  • Research has shown that, without proper ventilation, inhaling these indoor air pollutants can cause health problems.

Greater environmental sustainability

  • Electrification is essential in the fight against climate change and the transition to clean energy.
  • Studies estimate that 50-100% of California's buildings must be electrified for the state to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045.

Resilience against power outages

  • With solar and battery storage, you can keep important appliances or devices running during an outage.
  • Some electric appliances, like induction stoves, are even coming equipped with their own batteries for backup power.

Energy savings

  • The cost of electricity varies throughout the day based on demand.
  • Battery systems store power—either from solar panels or the grid—that you can use during times of peak demand. This lowers energy costs.
  • Smart energy appliances also offer flexible loads so you can minimize your demand during peak periods.  

How PG&E can help

We're committed to helping our customers embrace an all-electric future. We offer:

  • Ways to maximize your cost savings
  • Support so you can complete your project as quickly and efficiently as possible

Need help navigating the process? Contact us at electrification@pge.com.

Identify the scope of your project with a licensed contractor.

  • Your contractor can help you understand whether your existing electric panel is sized appropriately for your electric home.
  • You may be able to avoid panel upgrades with low-amperage products or circuit-sharing devices.

For electric-panel upgrades or to shut off gas service to your home or business, submit an online application to "Your Projects" or call 1-877-743-7782.

  • Finance your upgrades and get access to affordable private market financing with GoGreen Home
  • Save on energy-efficient products with Golden State Rebates instant coupons.
  • Get a free analysis with HomeIntel of electrifying gas appliances and learn how to avoid expensive panel upgrades.
  • Take advantage of the financial incentives available from the California Energy-Smart Homes Program to adopt all-electric appliances and equipment for your new residential construction or alteration project. 
    • This State of California program offers an all-in-one incentive package for a single-family home, duplex, townhome, multi-family low rise or accessory dwelling units.
  • Check your electricity baseline and electric rate plan options to make sure you're on the best plan. 
    • The best rate plan for you is based on how much electricity you use and when you use it.
  • If you install electric space heating as your primary source of heating, you may be eligible for additional baseline allowance.
  • Electric Home Rate Plan or Home Charging EV2-A Rate Plan may be your best option if you are planning to have one or more of these appliances: 
    • Electric vehicle charging station
    • Battery storage
    • Electric heat pump for water heating or climate control (space heating or cooling)
  • Sign into your account to access the Electric Rate Plan Comparison
    • Review other rate plan options and find the best one for you when you.

Modern electric appliances are more efficient than gas. They improve air quality—indoors and out—and save you money. Find modern electric appliances that run efficiently and comfortably on clean electric power at PG&E Energy Action Guide.


Learn more about electrification at The Switch is On: www.switchison.org.


Interested in trying induction cooking?

Through our new Induction Cooktop Loaner Program, you can borrow a countertop plug-in induction cooktop and a pan for two weeks—at no cost. Visit pge.com/inductionloaner to get started!


How Title 24, Part 6 affects PG&E customers

Changes to California's building energy codes are described in the state's Building Energy Efficiency Standards, often called Title 24, Part 6. These changes became effective January 1, 2017, and may affect both residential and business customers.

Building energy codes help to ensure that building construction and installations achieve a minimum level of energy efficiency for both residential and nonresidential buildings.

Increased energy efficiency results in the following benefits:


  • Lower energy costs
  • Reliable delivery of services
  • Increased comfort
  • Improved environment

Title 24, part 6 is the specific building energy code standard in California.

Building energy code standards are updated at times to allow for incorporation of new energy-efficiency advancements and methods.

  • Updates to Title 24, Part 6 could result in changes to rebates our customers may receive. 
  • These changes could affect any future energy-efficiency projects.

For residents, efficiency improvements for windows, envelope insulation and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system testing could result in modification to available rebates.

For businesses, efficiency improvements for lighting controls, windows, HVAC equipment and building commissioning could result in modification to available rebates.

If you plan to apply for rebates with PG&E, consider the following information:

  • Some rebates might not be available or could change with each building energy efficiency standards update.
  • Compliance may require a permit and a licensed contractor.

To learn more about rebate modifications, contact:

You can take advantage of modifications to rebates in any of the following ways:


How Title 24, Part 6 affects building professionals

The California Building Standards Commission created Title 24 in 1978. Title 24 strives to:


  • Ensure that building construction and system design and installation achieve higher energy efficiency.
  • Preserve environmental quality.
  • Create minimum energy-efficiency levels for new residential and nonresidential buildings. The higher the efficiency level in a building’s design, the greater the energy savings.

These standards are updated by the California Energy Commission (CEC) to include new energy-efficiency methods. You can find changes to Title 24 requirements in Part 6 of the California Building Standards Code.

Title 24, Part 6 is designed to improve energy efficiency, which can result in the following benefits:


  • Lower energy costs
  • Reliable delivery of services
  • Increased comfort
  • Improved interior environment

Title 24, Part 6 changes may impact projects that include the following types of products:


  • Lighting
  • Refrigeration
  • Boiler and water-heating systems
  • Chiller, air conditioning and compressed air systems
  • HVAC controls, sensors and economizers
  • Computer rooms and data centers

For more information on identifying building energy code requirements under Title 24, Part 6, visit Energy Code Ace – Trigger Sheets.

For additional information about Title 24, Part 6, building professionals can access the following resources:


Work with specialists

The California Energy Design Assistance (CEDA) program provides complimentary energy design assistance for:

  • New construction
  • Major alterations to commercial, public, multifamily (four stories and taller), industrial and agricultural projects

Participants receive the following free services:

  • Customized energy modeling in real-time to simulate how energy will be used and evaluate energy efficiency options
  • Project documentation for CPUC savings claims for incentives
  • Technical assistance implementing energy-saving strategies


important notice icon Note: Modeling is for California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) savings claim and is distinct from Title 24 compliance modeling.


Make your building project more energy efficient

The California Energy Design Assistance (CEDA) program’s dedicated team of energy specialists listen to your project goals and customize energy efficiency options to maximize lifelong energy saving potential.


CEDA will provide:

  • Free energy design assistance for new construction
  • Major alterations for commercial, public, multifamily (four stories and taller), industrial and agricultural projects.


Get started with CEDA

Project paths

CEDA provides two project paths to best meet customer needs. After discussing your project initiatives, we will provide all the details necessary for your team to decide which option is best.


CEDA mixed fuel

CEDA mixed fuel provides a path for customers who want to have the option to use both gas and electricity.


  • Optimize gas and process heating systems to reduce carbon emissions.
  • Encourage facilities that can integrate with renewable generation, electric vehicle charging, and battery storage.

CEDA all-electric

CEDA's all-electric path gives customers the ability to choose a track with no gas service.


  • Higher cash incentives to promote electric design.
  • Encourage facilities that can integrate with renewable generation, electric vehicle charging, and battery storage.

To qualify for the program, the project must be:

  • New construction or a major alteration. Major alterations must meet one or more of the following criteria:
    • Changes in space function (building or space occupancy type of change)
    • Substantial changes (≥30%) in design occupancy (square feet per person)
    • Increase (≥10%) in conditioned floor area
    • Any expansion or addition of substantial process or conditioning load to an existing facility
  • In design phases
  • Located in a PG&E, SCE, SoCalGas or SDG&E service territory
  • Project team interest and committed to evaluating energy efficiency options
  • Pay/will pay the Public Purpose Program surcharge on the account where the EE measures will be installed


Some design teams prefer to choose their own energy consultant to do technical assistance, modeling and program paperwork.

  • They can still participate in CEDA Lite and be eligible for owner incentives as well as a technical assistance stipend based on the savings.
  • CEDA Lite will be launched this winter.

CEDA process in five easy steps


Step 1: Enrollment

You provide schematic information about your building through our Energy Design Assistance application.


Step 2: Preliminary analysis

Together we perform real-time evaluation of energy-efficiency measures and bundle potential whole-building strategies for further analysis.


Step 3: Final analysis

You determine the strategies bundle that best aligns with your project goals from which projected energy savings and utility incentives are determined.


Step 4: Verification

We confirm your project was constructed to plan and issue a final report for you and your utility provider.


Step 5: Incentives

Incentives will be issued for the measures implemented in your project.


Apply for CEDA

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