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SMUD - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) offers incentives for its residential customers to purchase and install energy efficient equipment and measures for the homes. Rebate charts of eligible products and equipment are available on the SMUD program web site listed above. Equipment requirements may be found on the rebate chart and must be met by all participating customers. The Home Performance Program requires that a home energy evaluation be performed to determine the most effective efficiency measures to utilize.

Riverside Public Utilities - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program - Roofs, Reflective Roofs

Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) offers a wide variety of rebates to commercial customers who wish to increase the efficiency of eligible facilities. 

The maximum combined incentive for all rebates is $25,000 per customer account per year, with the rebate being no more than 25% of the equipment cost. For rebates under $500, a credit will be applied to the bill. For rebates over $500, a check will be mailed to customer address of record.For more information, including program guidelines and applications, visit the program web site listed above.

LADWP - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) offers a variety of rebates for energy efficient equipment used in homes through the Consumer Rebate Program.For more information on these programs, review the program web site.  Overall Program DetailsIncentive AmountRefrigerator: $65Recycling Old Refrigerator/Freezer: $50 Clothes Washer: $300Energy Star TV's, Lighting, and other qualified products: $2.50 - $75.00Energy Star Windows: See website for detailsCool Roof: $0.20 - $0.30/sq. ft.


The CaliforniaFIRST Program is a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program for non-residential properties. PACE programs allow property owners to finance the installation of energy and water improvements on their buildings and to pay the amount back through their property taxes. CaliforniaFIRST is available to commercial, industrial, agricultural, and multi-family (over 5 units) buildings in one of the 120 participating cities or the unincorporated parts of the 14 participating counties.

Sonoma County - Energy Independence Program

The Federal Housing Financing Agency issued a statement in July 2010 that was critical of PACE programs. Many PACE programs, including Sonoma County's, were temporarily suspended in response to the statement, waiting for further direction from the federal agency. At their July 13 Board meeting the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors elected to re-open this program. Sonoma County's Energy Independence Program gives property owners the option of financing energy efficiency, water efficiency and renewable energy improvements through a voluntary assessment on their property tax bills.

Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) Financing Program

The Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) Program is a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program. PACE programs allow homeowners to finance energy improvements, and to repay the financing through special assessments on their property taxes. In most cases the property tax assessment will stay with the property if it is sold, though the buyer's lender may impose restrictions on the transfer.