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.
- EBMUD WaterSmart Center Water conservation rebates for individuals, businesses, and commercial landscapes from EBMUD
- EBMUD Rebates for Residents Rebates for individuals for water-efficient appliances
- EBMUD Rebates for Businesses Rebates for commercial businesses for water-efficient appliances
- 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.
- Bay Area Bike Share Check out the new roll out of the regional bike share program
- Scoop Carpooling app
- AC Transit AC Transit offers discount employee EasyPass for organizations
- Emeryville Public Transit Find out more about public transit options in Emeryville
- Commercial Indoor Container Program Emeryville provides free or low-cost indoor waste-sorting containers for businesses.
- Kitchen Pail Program Emeryville provides free kitchen pails for residents to collect food scraps
- Preventing Food WasteRecommendations from StopWaste on preventing food waste
- 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.