Discover the benefits of solar and renewable energy
Learn the benefits of choosing renewable energy
We want to help lower your energy bill and reduce your carbon footprint. Solar and renewable energy can provide the solution.
Complete four key steps for using renewable energy
Learn how to get started
Discover how to get started with renewables. Visit How to Get Started.
You can also visit the following web pages to learn more about solar energy:
- View the various types of financing options for renewable energy. Visit Financing Options for Solar and Renewable Energy Systems.
- Estimate the cost of the solar energy system that is right for you. Visit Solar Calculator.
- Find out how to hire a renewable energy contractor. Visit Find a Contractor.
- Learn about our renewable incentive programs. Visit PG&E Incentives for Clean Energy.
Understand the installation process
Use our detailed timeline and tips to understand the responsibilities of installing a private rooftop solar energy system in your home. Find out how to work more effectively with your contractor. Visit Understand the Process.
Learn about Net Energy Metering (NEM) and your bill
Learn how to read your bill. Get an explanation of how your bill is calculated. View how much money you are saving for your home and how much energy you are saving for the environment. Visit Understand Net Energy Metering (NEM) and Your Bill.
Discover PG&E's solar impact
PG&E is a leader in supporting residential solar energy. View the following stats to understand our impact:
#1. PG&E residential customers use solar more than in any other region in the country.
200,000+. PG&E has over 200,000 residential customers who use solar energy.
$130. PG&E customers save an average of $130 monthly on energy bills by using private rooftop solar.
$876 million. PG&E awarded $876 million for solar customers through the California Solar Initiative (CSI).
1700+ megawatts. PG&E helped install over 1700 megawatts of solar power for residents and businesses.
Learn key information about the application process and apply online.
PG&E offers clean energy incentives for companies of all sizes.
Find out whether you qualify to sell power back to PG&E through the Wholesale Electric Power Procurement program.
Qualified, licensed contractors save you time and money. Find the right contractor for installing your renewable energy system.