Incentives & Rebates

Being environmentally conscious shouldn't be a costly endeavor; To help get you started, we've compiled a list of local and regional resources, programs, grants, and rebate options below. 

Water

Energy

  • Bay Area Energy Upgrade Energy Upgrade California rebate program for Bay Area homeowners interested in energy efficiency
  • PG&E Rebates for Residents Rebates for residents making energy upgrades for their homes
  • PG&E Rebates for Businesses Rebates for commercial businesses making energy upgrades
  • CYES California Youth Energy Services is a program run by the Rising Sun Energy Center to hire young adults ages 15-22 to do energy assessments and residential efficiency installs for 7 weeks each summer
  • Energy Upgrade CA List of energy and water efficient products and appliances from Energy Upgrade CA
  • GRID Alternatives No-cost solar installation for low-income families via GRID Alternatives, a national non-profit
  • CESC -Offers a wide range of repairs including plumbing, electrical, carpentry repairs, furnace and minor roof repairs
  • EBEW Program Customized services that help individuals, organizations and businesses save energy and lower utility bills
  • Cool California Easy-to-use and quick tools for money saving and reducing your carbon footprint
  • Bay Area Sunshares Get discounts on solar panels and electric vehicles through the yearly group buy program.

Transportation

Waste

Grants

  • Funding Wizard - CARB database & tool for researching sustainability grants and incentives available to different stakeholders.
  • BAAQMD Community Grants - Air District grants and programs open to residents and community groups,
  • Clean Vehicle Rebate Project - Receive significant rebates for upgrading to a low- or zero-emission vehicle.
  • CalRecycle - Grants and loans for effective management of the waste stream. Includes recycling, composting, food recovery, and more.
  • CARB CAPP - Grants for community organizations to address air quality and pollution issues funded by AB 617.
  • PG&E SGIP - Grants to increase resilience through subsidizing battery storage for certain communities/customers. 
  • EBCE Community Innovation Grant -Funds community collaborative programs delivering local energy-related benefits. 
  • EBCE Community Sponsorships - Financial sponsorship and grants for assorted local programs. Rolling basis. 
  • EBCE Grants - Multiple funding opportunities for residents, businesses, and other organizations to promote EBCE mission.