Thermostat Programs that help Save the Day 

Whether you’re home or away, a smart thermostat can be adjusted through a simple app - bringing you comfort, ease of mind and continued savings off your energy bill. And, you can put your smart thermostat to good use and earn rewards through SDG&E’s incentive offers.

Simply enroll your thermostat in an energy conservation program through SDG&E or a third party and receive a $50 e-gift card for each thermostat you enroll (limit of 2). Program offerings include:

SDG&E AC Saver Thermostat1

  • Your thermostat settings will be remotely adjusted when conservation is needed, between noon and 9 p.m. for no more than 4 hours
  • You will be able to opt-out of the adjustment for the day if you cannot participate
  • You will receive another $20 at the end of 2019 when you stay enrolled through October 31st and your thermostat stays connected to wi-fi

Third Party Programs

  • You will continue to participate with the third party you enrolled with
  • Your thermostat settings will not be adjusted by SDG&E but may be adjusted by your third party

Eligibility Requirements

  • An SDG&E approved smart thermostat (view approved models or shop the latest from Nest and EcoBee at the SDG&E Marketplace)
  • An SDG&E account with a smart meter
  • A Wi-Fi network compatible with your smart thermostat
  • A working central air conditioning unit controlled by your smart thermostat
  • You are not currently enrolled in the AC Saver program
  • Customers with solar panels must enroll in time of use plus rate plan. Go to MyAccount for more information.
  • Limit of two thermostats per household.

Register Now!

Enroll your thermostat here through Nest or ecobee depending on your thermostat make.


1If you are already enrolled on a TOU plus rate plan you will receive a $50 e-gift card 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 will be able to opt-out of the adjustment for the day if you cannot participate.

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