Use a PG&E program to improve energy efficiency

 

PG&E programs offer a range of services to support the energy-efficiency efforts of residential customers. Each program is managed by an energy-efficiency implementation specialist selected by PG&E. A variety of programs help meet the unique needs of our diverse customer base.

 

Find the program that best suits your needs

 

All programs are open to both owners and renters and customers in manufactured or mobile homes may be eligible. Note that customers may only participate in one program at a time.

 

Additional resources available to help you understand and lower your energy costs include:

  • Home Energy Checkup: Answer a few basic questions about your home and your lifestyle habits to receive an estimate of what’s using energy in your home and a list of personalized, suggested improvements.
  • Energy Action Guide: Compare and shop energy-smart products to reduce your electricity costs and find the model that is right for you.
  • Product rebates: Learn about our rebates for energy-efficiency products and appliances.
  • Income qualified programs: CARE and FERA are PG&E discount programs that help eligible customers pay their energy bills.
  • Energy efficiency financing: The state of California can help finance energy saving improvements to make your home more comfortable and efficient.
Program and partnerBest for customers who want to…Cost and benefitsProducts and services Geography and eligibility

HomeIntel offered by Home Energy Analytics

Better understand their electric and gas use, and identify the categories with the most savings potential. Reduce "idle load" energy waste from electronics, refrigerators and other plug loads.

Free

In-depth analysis of your home's energy use, customized recommendations and energy coaches to help you. Includes monthly energy efficiency progress report.

Services will be focused on all PG&E territory

Comfortable Home Rebates offered by Franklin Energy

Improve home comfort and efficiency by upgrading space conditioning units, water heaters, insulation, and more

Rebates up to $6,200 available

Heating, cooling, water heating, insulation, duct work, air sealing, and smart thermostats

PG&E customers using either electric or gas fuels. Some rebates require PG&E service (no rebates for propane equipment). Customer residence must be single family or 2–4-unit structure. Other restrictions apply.

WatterSaver offered by Association for Energy Affordability

Optimize how they use energy throughout the day which will save the customer money, even out the demand on our power grid to avoid power outages, and use energy from renewable sources like solar and wind.

Free to enroll

Shifting the water heater’s energy use to lower priced times so water is heated at a lower cost and then kept hot for when it is needed. Automatic control so the customer does not have to think about how to take advantage of their time-of-use rate.

All PG&E electric customers who have an electric water heater, either heat pump or electric resistance, and are on or move to a TOU rate are eligible for this program.

Program and partnerBest for customers who want to...Cost and benefitsProducts and servicesGeography and eligibility

Identify energy and cost-saving opportunities to increase property value and decrease utility bills at their multifamily properties.

Low- to no-cost

Suite of tailored energy-saving opportunities that include: no-cost energy assessment and project consulting, rebates for energy-saving upgrades, and products installed throughout your building.

Services will be offered in all the PG&E territory.

HomeIntel offered by Home Energy Analytics

Better understand their electric and gas use, and identify the categories with the most savings potential. Reduce "idle load" energy waste from electronics, refrigerators and other plug loads.

Free

In-depth analysis of your home's energy use, customized recommendations and energy coaches to help you. Includes monthly energy efficiency progress report.

Services will be focused on all PG&E territory.

WatterSaver offered by Association for Energy Affordability

Optimize how they use energy throughout the day which will save the customer money, even out the demand on our power grid to avoid power outages, and use energy from renewable sources like solar and wind.

Free to enroll

Shifting the water heater’s energy use to lower priced times so water is heated at a lower cost and then kept hot for when it is needed. Automatic control so the customer does not have to think about how to take advantage of their time-of-use rate.

All PG&E electric customers who have an electric water heater, either heat pump or electric resistance, and are on or move to a TOU rate are eligible for this program.