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Our goal is to increase our energy efficiency and renewable energy to help reduce our communitywide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Over 45% of our community’s GHG emissions come from the energy we use in our homes and businesses. See how you can save energy and lower your GHG emissions below.

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Peninsula Clean Energy

Peninsula Clean Energy is a non-profit dedicated to reducing our carbon footprint and increasing the renewable content of our energy portfolio. It provides 50% renewable and 75% carbon-free electricity to Redwood City customers. To "opt up" to 100% renewable and carbon-free electricity, call 1-866-966-0110 or enroll online.

Visit the FAQ below or call PCE at 1-866-966-0110 if you have any questions about the program. For a calendar of PCE outreach events, click here.

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Energy Efficiency

Redwood City customers are eligible for a number of energy efficiency programs, including:

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Renewable Energy

Go solar with Sunshares, a program that makes it easier and more affordable to get solar panels or electric vehicles. Visit Bay Area Sunshares' website for a free solar evaluation or to learn more.

Redwood City has been recognized as a leader in advancing solar energy by SolSmart, a U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative. The City was awarded a Gold designation in 2016 for streamlining the solar permitting and inspection process, updating our solar codes, providing PACE financing options, and supporting Bay Area Sunshares.

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Utility Services

PG&E provides some utility services to Redwood City Residents. This includes providing:

  • Electricity transmission and distribution
  • Natural gas service
  • Optional electricity service
  • Maintenance and repair services

For PG&E's 24-hour Customer Service Center, call 1-800-743-5000.

Peninsula Clean Energy FAQ

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • I have heard that CCEs are “opt-out” programs. What does that mean?

  • If I joined a CCE, would my electricity rates go up?

  • If the power goes out, will PG&E still fix a CCE customer’s outage problem?

  • What is Community Choice Energy (CCE)?

  • What will PG&E’s role be?