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.

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.
  • Alliance member e-newsletters on the latest program updates
  • Invitations to members-only events, classes, and seminars
  • Training for green building design, operations, and maintenance

How to Apply

  1. Complete the Trade Professionals Participation Agreement (pdf)
  2. Submit completed and signed tax forms:
    1. W-9 - required for all Trade Professionals
    2. 590 - required for Trade Professionals who have a business within the state of California
    3. 587 - required for Trade Professionals who do not have a permanent place of business within the state of California
  3. Attend the Trade Professional Program Essentials training

Our Participation Checklist and Frequently Asked Questions can help you through the process.

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

Free Seminars and Classes

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