- Significant energy and cost savings from completed energy efficiency projects. Energy savings from projects completed with SoCalREN not only reduce waste, but free up resources to better serve your agency’s constituents.
- As a ratepayer funded program, we have no financial stake in your agency’s decisions. We serve as a public agency’s trusted partner by offering unbiased, objective third party expertise to guide agencies transparently through energy efficiency projects.
- We offer custom project management services from start to finish. All of our services are available throughout your project, or, just select customized services based on your agency’s specific needs.
Frequently Asked Questions
How is SoCalREN different from programs offered by the utilities?
SoCalREN complements other energy conservation programs, helping enrolled agencies reach their goals. SoCalREN staff works closely with utility representatives to coordinate offerings and services and avoid duplication of efforts.
Why are agencies joining SoCalREN? What does the future of SoCalREN look like?
Agencies are joining SoCalREN so they can lead their communities by taking bold action to complete energy efficiency projects, and in turn, serve their communities with shared benefits such as improved illumination, greater reliability, reduced energy costs and reduced greenhouse gas emissions— ultimately creating a healthier community. The CPUC recently approved SoCalREN’s latest business plan, carrying the program through 2025.
Who qualifies, and how do agencies sign up?
Over 700 cities, counties, school districts, water districts, sanitation districts and other public agencies served by investor-owned utilities (IOUs) throughout Southern California are eligible. Enrollment is simple and entails an engagement meeting with the interested agency and utility partners, and signing of SoCalREN enrollment form. The form is non-binding and designates an agency “Energy Champion” to work alongside a SoCalREN Project Manager to complete energy efficiency projects. Complete our interest form or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get started.
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