Save energy and money year round

These tools can help you better understand your energy usage and help you save.

Understand how you are using energy

Review your energy usage and costs over time. You can review by hour, day, week or month to understand how much energy you are using by electric, gas or both.

See how and why your bills differ

Compare your bills by month or by year. Find out the reasons for changes in your energy use and get a detailed bill analysis.

Learn where you are using energy

The free and easy Home Energy Checkup shows you the areas where your home is using the most energy and where you can find the biggest savings.

More ways to save for those who qualify

Get discounts through the CARE Program

You may be able to join the California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Program to get a 20% or more discount on your energy bills. Learn whether your household qualifies.

Get help making energy-saving improvements

The Energy Savings Assistance (ESA) Program provides qualified customers with energy-saving improvements at no charge.

Reduce your energy bill through FERA

Our Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA) Program provides a monthly discount on electric bills for income-qualified households of three or more persons. Learn about enrollment.

Effective ways to improve your home’s energy efficiency

  • Save up to 10% (more than $200) on annual energy bills by reducing drafts and saving energy by sealing holes around pipes, wiring, vents or recessed lights with spray foam or caulk.
  • Set your water heater thermostat at 120 degrees F or lower. This way you'll reduce the amount of energy it takes to produce and maintain your hot water by not overheating it and you can save $12-$30 annually.
  • You can save as much as 10% a year on heating and cooling by simply turning your thermostat back 7°-10°F for 8 hours a day from its normal setting.


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NOTE:
Savings mentioned in our tips are approximate and may vary by home and energy use.

  • Use an advanced power strip can reduce your electricity use and save up to $100 per year.
  • By replacing your home's five most frequently used light fixtures or bulbs with models that have earned the ENERGY STAR, you can save $75 each year.
  • Install and properly set a programmable thermostat. Use the thermostat's pre-programmed energy-saving set points as a guide, setting the temperature back in the winter and up in the summer. With proper use, programmable thermostats can save about $180 every year in energy costs.


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NOTE:
Savings mentioned in our tips are approximate and may vary by home and energy use.

  • Air sealing an old or especially drafty house can save more than 20% on heating and cooling bills.
  • Add insulation to your home to improve comfort and efficiency. Homeowners typically save up to $200 a year in heating and cooling costs by air sealing their homes and adding insulation.
  • Replacing old windows with ENERGY STAR certified windows lowers household energy bills by an average of 12% nationwide.


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NOTE:
Savings mentioned in our tips are approximate and may vary by home and energy use.