A typical business is on a General Services rate schedule, the standard rate for your business type. There may also be optional rate schedules available to help you lower your energy bill.
With Critical Peak Pricing, it matters when you use energy. Critical Peak Pricing is designed so you can make informed decisions about how and when you use electricity. Critical Peak Pricing provides you with an opportunity to manage your electric costs during high cost pricing periods or shifting load from high cost pricing periods to lower cost pricing periods.
Link, view and pay multiple bills at the same time, set up automatic payments and see up to 25 months of account activity and energy use information.
An online tool in My Account that tracks the ups and downs of your energy bill with an at-a-glance view of your business’ energy use. Get current bill and forecasted bill for the month, review hourly, weekly or monthly energy use, analyze bill changes and subscribe to weekly energy use emails.
An online tool in My Account that shows you information about your equipment and energy use habits, and lets you build an action plan to help your business save energy and money. Log in to My Account to get started.
Keep track of your energy use and costs with email or text alerts that provide information about your account, bill, and energy use. For instance, if your pre-set electric or gas use level is exceeded, you’ll receive an alert. You can also subscribe to weekly energy use summaries with energy saving tips.
These smart thermostats help you better monitor and manage energy use. Remotely control multiple devices across different sites from a smart phone or tablet. Qualifying businesses can enroll in a Demand Response program and receive these devices for free.
Cash incentives are available for energy-efficient products that may not be available under the rebate program. The Incentive program offers flexibility and customization while still offsetting the cost of many retrofits or new equipment that can lead to a shorter payback and even greater energy savings.
Start your energy-efficiency journey with limited no-cost upgrades that are available to qualified small businesses. Equipment includes lighting, sensors, controls and more. Once you discover how easy energy efficiency can be, you can move on to greater savings with rebates and incentives.
Air conditioning is a major part of any company's operating and maintenance budget. By retiring older units and replacing them with premium-efficiency HVAC equipment, your business will run leaner and cleaner. Upgrade your HVAC system and take advantage of reduced maintenance and operating costs, manufacturer promotions, rebates and limited program discounts.
Retrocommissioning investigates the mechanical, lighting, and control systems of an existing building and identifying operational improvements. Addressing common but subtle operational problems, RCx eliminates energy waste while improving the performance and life of your building’s systems.
Earn monthly payments by pledging or “bidding” your power reduction levels in this demand response program. Business customers may participate individually, or as a group.
Earn an annual bill credit for cycling your A/C on and off for a few hours during hot weather, when energy demand is high.
Interest-free loans on qualifying projects over $5,000 are available with monthly loan payments made on your SDG&E bill. The amount of the monthly repayment is calculated to be offset by energy cost savings, resulting in no net increase to your monthly bill.
A no-cost energy audit is the best way to discover how your business is using energy and the best ways to save. No matter what size your business is, we offer energy assessments and solutions, including a customized report detailing your top energy-saving opportunities alongside financial incentives to help you get started.
Your personal energy advisor will provide education on various rate options, demonstrate ways you can save money through energy-efficiency and demand response, and link you to helpful resources, like trade associations, networking opportunities, and more.
Call 1-800-644-6133 to speak with a representative.
The Energy Innovation Center is a working showcase that demonstrates smart energy initiatives and green building practices. This double LEED Platinum facility lets visitors explore the latest in energy efficiency, renewable energy, smart grid and alternative fuel technologies.
Our Business Contact Center is staffed with energy service specialists who can help with billing inquiries, payment options, start/stop/move service requests and other general business assistance.
Call 1-800-336-7343 to speak with a representative.
The Energy Savings Center is staffed with specialists who can provide information on all of the ways that business customers can save energy and money. Find out about rebates, energy-efficiency solutions, demand response options and more.
Call 1-800-644-6133 to speak with a representative.
“We went to the Energy Innovation Center to look at appliances, it’s important to do that."
“I encourage other businesses to go the Energy Innovation Center so they can see and benefit from what equipment is out there.“Antonio and Zulema, Bull Chicks Restaurant
My advice to other business owners is to really look at the numbers. We are just saving money, month after month. And SDG&E has been a huge asset for us, and in my book that’s the best complement I can give anyone we’re working with.Dan Hurd, Eastlake Tavern and Bowl
“SDG&E came and offered to help us save money. They sent a technician to service my equipment… now we save 25%-30% on our (energy) bills.”Gabriel Camacho, Margaritas Kitchen and San Diego Burger Co.
“The only way you can compete with the ‘big guys’ is to differentiate yourself… (so we) made ourselves more energy efficient and increased the guest experience.”Pie Roque, El Primero Hotel
“…I’ve got a huge walk-in (fridge) that never sleeps, a (ventilation) hood that’s on for 15 hours a day. There’s a lot of energy going in and out of this place. People from SDG&E would come on out (and provide services to help us save).”Ian Black, Tornado Restaurant
Lawrance Furniture replaced more than 400 halogen bulbs with energy-efficient LEDs. “The old bulbs were so hot we didn’t even realize that we never ran our heat in the winter.”
SDG&E rebates covered up to 25% of the cost of the new bulbs and On-Bill Financing helped Lawrance pay for the cost with a 0% loan on their monthly bill.
“The new bulbs should last 10 years,” Haimsohn said, “meaning we’re saving a ton of money and can spend a lot less time on ladders changing out bulbs.”Howard Haimsohn, Lawrance Furniture
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