Join the Trade Professionals Alliance

Keeping San Diego powered up is a big job, and we’re looking for professionals who can help keep businesses running at their peak. Highly-skilled individuals are encouraged to join our Trade Professionals Alliance program, to help our business customers find and implement energy- and money-saving opportunities at their facilities.

Trade Pros

Program Benefits

  • Apply for rebates, incentives, and on-bill financing projects on behalf of a customer.
  • Receive payments on rebates, incentives, and on-bill financing projects when authorized by a customer.
  • Notification of the latest program updates.  Check for 2022 Energy Efficiency Program updates.
  • Invitations to trade professional-related events, classes, and seminars.

How to Apply

  1. Complete the Trade Professionals Participation Agreement
  2. Submit completed and signed tax forms:
    • W-9 - required for all Trade Professionals
    • 590 - required for Trade Professionals who have a business within the state of California
    • 587 - required for Trade Professionals who do not have a permanent place of business within the state of California

To send files securely, contact us at [email protected] to request access to our Electronic Data Transfer (EDT) portal.

Complete the online Trade Professional Program  Essentials training:

  • Go to 
  • Enter event code TradePros

Note: SDG&E's Trade Professional Alliance does not pertain to programs delivered by third parties under contract with SDG&E. For information on how to participate in third-party program offerings, please contact the program implementer.

Trade Professional Directory

Our online Directory helps business customers find Trade Professionals who can help them identify and implement energy and money-saving opportunities at their facility. 

To be listed in the Trade Professional Directory, you must complete all participation requirements noted above and meet the following criteria:

  1. No unresolved customer complaints
  2. Give approval for publishing your business's contact information

If you have questions, email us at [email protected]

View Directory

No cost Seminars and Classes

If you’re a trade professional, we offer training for green building design, operations and maintenance.  Check out our classes.