Explore ways to save energy and cut costs

Saving energy and money are crucially important to State government operations. We’re committed to helping you find solutions for operating efficiently while reducing costs and lessening your environmental impact.

Save energy and money with government programs

Government programs and products for energy efficiency can:


  • Help meet California’s greenhouse gas-reduction targets.
  • Keep your facilities running more reliably and efficiently.
  • Educate and motivate your employees to save energy.

Following are some of the key programs.

Visit DC Plus: Data Center Energy Optimization

Learn about the Data Center Plus Program

The Data Center (DC) Plus Program features targeted retrofit solutions for data centers up to 30,000 square feet embedded in commercial and institutional buildings. Learn more about the program.

Visit Analytics-Enabled Retrocommissioning

Learn about the CLEAResult Analytics Enabled RCx Program

We use sophisticated analytics software to remotely study a building's energy use and determine if it will benefit from energy savings measures. Then, we assist with implementing the measures and provide an online dashboard to help manage your savings over time. The program serves select counties. Learn more about the program.

Visit Enovity - Energy Savings for Schools and Municipal Governments

Learn about the Enovity School & Municipalities Advanced Retro-commissioning and Tune-Up Program

The Enovity School & Municipalities Advanced Retro-commissioning and Tune-Up (SMART) Program helps public school districts, cities and counties save energy by implementing low-cost efficiency and operations improvements to Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and lighting systems. The program serves select counties. Learn more about the program.

Visit Energy Watch Partnerships

Learn about Local Government Energy Watch Partnerships

Energy Watch includes 22 local and regional partnerships that work with local governments, providing a comprehensive delivery channel for energy services to communities. Learn more about the partnerships.

Learn about the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Partnership

The statewide California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Partnership is designed to achieve immediate and long-term energy savings and peak demand reduction at CDCR institutions. Learn more about the partnership.

Learn about the State of California Energy Efficiency Partnership

This statewide partnership aims to achieve immediate and long-term energy savings and peak demand reduction at state-owned facilities. Learn more about the partnership.

Get zero-percent loans for your project

Our zero-percent interest Energy Efficiency On-Bill Financing Program can help you complete your retrofit projects. Government agencies can receive loans from $5,000 - $250,000 with 10 years to repay them. Learn more about the program.
Visit Energy Efficiency Financing


Find the ideal solutions for your government or community agency

Following are solutions designed for specific needs and areas of your government or community agency:

Enhance energy efficiency with LED lighting solutions

  • Accent and directional lighting
  • Exterior area lighting
  • Troffers and integrated troffer retrofit kits

Improve safety and security with these solutions

  • Exterior area lighting
  • High bay lighting (for distribution centers)