Program Information

Building Initiative for Low-Emissions Development Program

Building Initiative for Low-Emissions Development (BUILD) Program is building decarbonization program.

California Automated Permit Processing Program - CalAPP

Funding program to assist local governments with establishing online solar permitting.

California Electric Homes Program - CalEHP

Incentive program for the construction of new market-rate residential buildings as all-electric buildings or/and with energy storage systems.

Demand Side Grid Support Program

The Demand Side Grid Support (DSGS) Program will incentivize customer load reduction to support the state’s electrical grid during extreme events.

Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan

At the turn of this century, California received only 11 percent of its energy from renewable sources.

Distributed Electricity Backup Assets Program

Incentive program for cleaner distributed energy assets that serve as emergency electricity supply or load reduction during extreme events

Energy Conservation Assistance Act

Two types of efficiency low-interest loans to cities; counties; special districts; and public schools, colleges, hospitals, and care institutions.

Energy Innovation Ecosystem

The Energy Innovation Ecosystem provides networking, funding, and other support to help advance clean energy in innovation.

Geothermal Grant and Loan Program

Learn about the California Energy Commission’s Geothermal Grant and Loan Program.

Power Source Disclosure

Power Source Disclosure provides a power content label for every utility in California that is distributed to all CA ratepayers.

Renewable Energy for Agriculture Program

California Energy Commission’s Renewable Energy for Agriculture Program offers grants encouraging the installation of renewable energy technologies.

Renewables Portfolio Standard - RPS

The Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) is one of California’s key programs for advancing renewable energy.

Residential Solar Permit Reporting – SB 379

Reporting hub for California cities and counties to annually provide data about online, automated solar permitting.

Solar Equipment Lists

Review listings of solar equipment that meet established national safety and performance standards.

Learn more about Renewable Energy Programs.

Related Information

Funding Renewable Energy

Program funding empowers renewable energy progress in California through incentives, grants, and other financial opportunities.

Offshore Renewable Energy

Offshore wind is poised to play a role in the portfolio of solutions needed to meet the state’s climate and renewable energy goals.

Renewable Energy Resources

Learn more about renewable resources such as solar, wind, geothermal, and hydroelectricity.

Solar Energy

Learn more about solar energy in California.