Energy Advantage Program for Small Business

The Energy Advantage Program for Small Business offers the following no-cost services to qualifying small businesses:

  • Energy analysis of your project
  • Energy audits and technical assistance to identify energy-efficiency opportunities
  • Energy-efficiency measure cash flow analysis
  • SDG&E® rebate and incentive support
  • Referrals for customers considering energy-efficiency projects and not already working with a lender

Participating Customer Segments

The Energy Advantage Program is open to all SDG&E® commercial, agriculture and industrial customers that also qualify for a Small Business Administration loan or other participating small business loan product. 

Businesess in these industries have the greatest potential for energy savings:

  • Hotels/Motels
  • Gyms/Fitness Centers
  • Restaurants and food service
  • Food Processing
  • Nurseries and other agriculture
  • Healthcare facilities
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Industrial manufacturers
  • Offices
  • Refrigerated Warehouses
  • Data Centers


  • Qualifying businesses include small- and mid-sized commercial, industrial, and agricultural owners financing facility retrofits, gut rehabs, equipment upgrades, and new construction projects.
  • Facility must be within SDG&E’s service area (add hyperlink), with electric or gas service provided by SDG&E
  • You must qualify for a Small Business Administration Loan or other participating small business lending product.
  • Considering energy-efficiency enhancements to planned projects.
  • Project applications must be submitted and approved prior to any construction work or material purchases begin.

How do I start?

Contact your SDG&E Account Executive or the program administrator:

APTIM, Energy Advantage Program
Phone:  1-844-201-5549
Email: [email protected]

For more information