Small Business Energy Efficiency Rebate Program- Energize Richmond
Energize Richmond is the new City program aiming to increase energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Richmond community. The City is partnering with the East Bay Energy Watch Partnership (formally Smart Lights), an energy efficiency rebate program that is funded by utility ratepayers at PG&E and MCE, to provide expanded rebates and services to small and medium sized Richmond businesses.
Energize Richmond will enable business owners to take control of their energy costs by offering:
PG&E and MCE rebates to help Richmond businesses upgrade their lighting, refrigeration, and HVAC;
Free no-obligation customized analysis funded by PG&E and MCE to help your business save energy and money;
Additional incentives from the City of Richmond to cover out of pocket costs up to $6,000.
Multifamily Property Energy Savings Program- Energize Richmond
Energize Richmond is the new City program aiming to increase energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Richmond community. The City is partnering with MCE, to provide expanded rebates and services to multifamily properties in Richmond.
Energize Richmond will enable property owners to take control of their multi-family property energy costs by offering:
MCE incentives that typically cover 20-60% of project costs for scopes that include LED lighting (interior/exterior), domestic hot water, heating, and other gas and electric end use equipment
Free no-obligation customized analysis funded by MCE to help you save energy and money
Additional City of Richmond energy efficiency incentives to cover out of pocket costs up to $25,000 for market rate properties or $35,000 for affordable properties.
The City is partnering with MCE to offer a Green Business Loan Program that eliminates the up-front costs of energy efficiency upgrades. The loan is financed through River City Bank and is repaid directly on your monthly PG&E bill. For more information contact MCE directly by phone at (415) 464-6033 or visit mcecleanenergy.com/business-savings.
Become an MCE Deep Green Champion and we’ll help spread the word about your business' commitment to environmental sustainability. Your participation in MCE’s Deep Green 100% renewable energy service makes a tangible difference in your community and environment. 50% of Deep Green revenues are invested in local projects, like the San Rafael Airport solar project.
The MCE Deep Green Champions feature on the MCE website and social media network can highlight your business and your decision to go Deep Green, telling your story and connecting with thousands of potential customers that value environmental commitment. More information to sign up for 100% renewable energy for your business can be found at the MCE Deep Green Champion page: www.mcecleanenergy.com/deep-green-champions.
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