What is Automated Demand Response?

Automated Demand Response is an easy way to increase energy and cost savings by automating the energy controls of your choice, no matter what industry sector you’re in. Automated Demand Response can also help you reach your sustainability goals through credits towards LEED, NetZero and more.


Use our short email form to request an Automated Demand Response assessment of your facility. We’ll help you identify potential energy-reduction strategies.


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Automated Demand Response is expanding

The Automated Demand Response program has been successful and will soon expand to smaller businesses and residential customers:

  • If you’re a small or medium business, our SMB Managed Energy Program Pilot can help your business get energy bill savings every month. To participate, email us at autodr@pge.com.
  • If you’re a residential customer, take advantage of incentives for smart thermostats or other connected devices that help reduce energy costs at home. To learn more, email us at autodr@pge.com.


Success stories

Sara Neff profile shot“With the Automated Demand Response program incentives, we were able to improve operating flexibility at four facilities. The installed systems overlaid existing facility controls, and allowed for additional capabilities over our existing equipment.”

Sara Neff
Senior Vice President for Sustainability, Kilroy Realty




Dan Cummings profile shot“With so many pumps involved, capital costs were a concern. Funding from PG&E’s Automated Demand Response program allowed us to move the project forward and covered most of the equipment and installation costs.”

Dan Cummings
Chief Executive Officer, Capay Farms




Dean Butler profile shot“PG&E’s Automated Demand Response incentive program made it possible to install automation equipment and major control system upgrades, which improved the flexibility of our operations.”

Dean Butler
Electrical Engineer, Berrenda Mesa Water District