Energize Richmond:Efficiency Rebates Available for Small & Medium Businesses
Energize Richmond is a City program aiming to improve energy efficiency and decrease utility costs for local Richmond businesses. In the last year, the City has awarded $212,803 in rebates to 114 participating businesses. The Richmond City Council recently increased the total program funding to $500,000, of which, $265,000 is still available for businesses.All rebates are available on a first come, first served basis so do not hesitate to take advantage of this great opportunity.
The City of Richmond has partnered with East Bay Energy Watch (EBEW) to administer the Energize Richmond Program. The program maximizes benefits for Richmond businesses by offering up to $6,000 in Energize Richmond rebates that may be combined with standard utility ratepayer rebates. This program provides great opportunities to control energy use, decrease energy costs, and meet climate action goals.
Energize Richmond will enable business owners to take control of their energy costs by offering:
Free no-obligation customized energy audit and assessment to help your business save energy and money;
PG&E rebates to help Richmond businesses upgrade their lighting, refrigeration, heating, and HVAC;
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.
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.