PG&E (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (California)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name PG&E (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Furnaces, Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Storage Tank Water Heater: $200

Central Furnace: $150 - $300/Unit

Equipment Requirements Furnace: AFUE 94%

Storage Tank Water Heater: EF .67

Funding Source System Benefits Charge

Maximum Incentive Storage Tank Water Heater: $200

Central Furnace: $150 - $300/Unit

Program Administrator Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Incentive Source PG&E


Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) offers rebates for residential gas customers who install energy efficient furnaces or water heaters in homes. More information and applications for rebates are available at the program web site and customers can apply for the rebates online through the e-Rebate system. Participating homeowners should review equipment and program requirements on all program application forms to ensure eligibility for rebates. More information on these incentives can be found at the above program web site.

Residential New Construction Rebates are available for builders of residential dwellings that incorporate energy efficient features. Incentives are available if builders meet the Energy Star requirements – 15% more efficient than required by the 2005 Title 24 Energy Code. For those homes that do not meet the Energy Star label but still include energy conserving features, PG&E offers prescriptive rebates to builders.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Program Coordinator - PG&E
Department Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Division Residential Programs
Address P.O. Box 7265

Place San Francisco, CA
Zip/Postal Code 94120
Phone (800) 933-9555


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1.  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"