Urgent Alert

0% financing, 100% easy

Date: April 01, 2017
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Some tried-and-true agricultural practices don’t need improvements or adjustments. But when it comes to your equipment, upgrading to new, energy-efficient models can mean big benefits. Saving money is just one of them. With PG&E’s Energy Efficiency Financing program, you can make improvements with zero-interest, zero penalty loans!


Through Energy Efficiency Financing, your farm could qualify for interest-free loans, ranging between $5,000 to $4,000,000 per premise, with five years for repayment through your monthly PG&E energy bill.* That means you can replace or upgrade your old, equipment and pay the loan – without interest. And if you want to pay your loan off early, there are no penalties.

To qualify for the program, you must have a PG&E non-residential account that has been active for at least two years with a good standing, 12-month payment history.

What projects could you complete with Energy Efficiency Financing?
Take a look at these smart options for agricultural customers:

  • Irrigation pump VFD’s – variable frequency drives control water flow to satisfy your crops’ water needs while saving energy and can reduce wear and tear on your irrigation system.
  • Refrigeration walk-in cooler upgrades – EC motors and fan controllers reduce energy costs and improve equipment operational efficiency up to two thirds.
  • FD for Process Fan or Blower – enables equipment to last longer, run more quietly, and need less maintenance by matching fan speed to process requirements, providing soft start, and cooler operation of equipment.


You can upgrade equipment and take advantage of PG&E’s 0% loans through the Agriculture Energy Action Plan Program. This PG&E program is implemented and managed by TRC Companies and offers comprehensive support, technical assistance, and flexible incentives to offset costs of your energy efficiency project.


Plan your projects today!
All you have to do to get started is contact your PG&E account representative at 1-800-468-4742. Then, your PG&E representative will guide you through the next best steps to get your project evaluated for financing and help you maximize savings.


Want more information before you make that call?
Check out the Energy Efficiency Financing program FAQs and handbook. And for any general energy-related agricultural questions, call the PG&E Ag Hotline at 1-877-311-FARM (3276).


*Subject to customer eligibility and program requirements. For more information, visit pge.com/eef.

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