Get up to $70 with our Residential
AC Saver Thermostat Program

Smart thermostats are a great way to reduce your home's energy use while providing comfort and savings.  We offer valuable incentives that can help
you get up to  $70!

For business customers, click here.

AC Saver Smart Thermostat

SDG&E's AC Saver Thermostat Program

How it works:

  • Your thermostat settings will be remotely adjusted when conservation is needed, between Noon and 9 p.m.,  for no more than 4 hours.
  • You'll be able to opt-out of the adjustment for the day if you cannot participate.
  • By registering your thermostat, you'll receive $50. Limit 2 thermostats.
  • Additionally, at the end of 2021, you'll receive  $20  if your thermostat(s) stay connected to Wi-Fi and you  stay enrolled through October 31st of the current year. 
  • If you're already enrolled in a Time-of-Use Plus rate plan, please see below1

**Note: You must enroll by September 15 of the current year.

Third-Party Thermostat Program

How it works:

  • Sign up for a third-party smart thermostat program and receive $50 from SDG&E.
  • Participation rules will be determined by the third party.
  • Your thermostat settings will be adjusted by the third party, not SDG&E.
  • The third party will be responsible for any additional incentives for participation (if available). 

See Terms & Conditions

Register Your Thermostat


Honeywell Home

Program Approved Thermostats


Ecobee3, ecobee3 lite, ecobee4, ecobee EMS Si, ecobee Smart Thermostat with voice control. 


Honeywell Home T-series (T5, T6, T9, T10) or the Round Smart Thermostat or Honeywell Home Total Connect Comfort FocusPRO, VisionPRO, or Wi-Fi series.

Eligibility Requirements

You must:

  • Use an SDG&E-approved smart thermostat. 
  • Have an SDG&E electric account with a smart meter.
  • Have a  Wi-Fi network compatible with your smart thermostat.
  • Have a working central air conditioning unit controlled by your smart thermostat.
  • Currently not be enrolled in the AC Saver (Summer Saver) program.
  • Enroll in a Time-of-Use Plus rate plan if you have solar panels. Visit MyAccount for more information.
  • Not have received a thermostat incentive from this program in the past 8 years.  However, if you've received a smart thermostat rebate through our energy efficiency programs, you're still eligible.
If you're already enrolled on a TOU Plus rate plan you'll receive $50 for each thermostat you enroll (limit of 2). Your thermostat settings will be remotely adjusted on Reduce Your Use days, between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. You'll be able to opt-out of the adjustment for the day if you cannot participate. If you are on a TOU Plus plan you are not eligible for the year-end $20.

This program is funded by California utility customers and administered by SDG&E under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.