Bakersfield/Kern County Energy Watch

For a limited time, the City of Bakersfield and the County of Kern are joining forces with PG&E, Southern California Edison and Southern California Gas Company to deliver an energy-efficiency program designed specifically for local residents and businesses. This program offers:

  • Direct installation of selected energy-efficient technologies in residences and small businesses in selected areas
  • Free energy surveys for small businesses in selected areas
  • Free energy surveys and energy efficient lights to homebuyers
  • Free local training seminars for residential contractors as well as design/build firms and engineers and architects working on commercial properties
  • Energy-efficiency retrofits for municipal buildings
  • Support for energy-efficiency codes and standards enforcement
  • Information on other energy efficiency programs being offered by PG&E, SCE and SoCalGas, including rebates for selected energy-efficient equipment

For more detailed information about the Energy Watch Program, please visit