Discover energy-efficiency solutions to grow your profits
Optimize your farming and processing operations
Smart energy management can help your business when you’re faced with stricter regulatory standards and rising costs. As you focus on key priorities for harvest and production, PG&E energy-efficiency programs and partners can help you make energy-efficiency improvements with the greatest return.
Our agriculture and food processing programs can:
- Improve crop quality and yields per acre.
- Lower production costs and improve food quality.
- Reduce downtime and required maintenance.
We can help you access deeper underground water by improving pump and booster efficiency. Our program subsidizes pump tests, and provides attractive cash-back incentives for pump overhaul above 25/hp.
Find comprehensive retrofit solutions for dairies, wineries and breweries. Get a cost-benefit analysis for achieving your energy saving goals.
Visit DIRA Dairy Industry Resource Advantage Program
Discover our turnkey incentive program that offers focused assessments, on-site assistance and financial incentives to help make your food processing facility more cost-efficient.
Find the right solutions for your agriculture or food processing business
Check out these solutions to help your business thrive.
Discover cost-saving custom solutions for wastewater treatment systems in agricultural, food processing, and beverage processing facilities. Our program provides engineering consulting and financial incentives to help your facility reduce energy usage, save money, and conserve water.
Download the WEP Program fact sheet (PDF, 3.4 MB)
PG&E agricultural irrigation pumping solutions offer:
- Variable frequency drives for irrigation pumps and boosters
- Large pump testing and overhaul
- Small pump adjustments, overhaul or replacement
The drives deliver the following benefits:
- Reduce maintenance and energy
- Modulate motor speed to match cooling and drying requirements
- Deliver the exact pressure and flow for specific applications
As of March 1, 2017, existing medical marijuana growers and future recreational marijuana growers are eligible for PG&E’s agricultural energy rate. Find out whether you qualify.
Get tips for agriculture and food processing
Following are agriculture and food processing energy-efficiency tips: