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Business Rebates and Programs

Learn about rebates and special offers available to Carlsbad businesses interested in saving energy and money.

Money Savers

  • SDG&E Ways to Save including expert help, financial incentives and rebates, tools, resources and more.
  • SDG&E provides a business rebate and incentive finder tool that can be customized to your business. It includes energy efficiency rebates, incentives and ways to improve building performance.   
  • SDG&E also offers the Savings by Design program, which provides incentives and design assistance services. 
  • The Center for Sustainable Energy’s Self-Generation Incentive Program provides financial incentives to commercial and industrial property owners for the installation of distributed generation technologies on their properties. 
  • SDG&E’s Retrocommissioning Program offers free evaluations of your building’s mechanical, lighting and control systems and incentives for improvements that save energy and money. 
  • The Center for Sustainable Energy has a list of financial resources for businesses, realtors, contractors and more.

Tax Credits and Financing

  • The Business Energy Investment Tax Credit provides tax credits for the installation of solar electricity, heating/cooling systems and other technology.  
  • Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs allow the financing of energy efficiency and renewable energy through a property tax assessment. 
  • SDG&E’s On-Bill Financing Program provides zero percent financing for qualifying energy efficiency improvements through your SDG&E bill.

Electric Vehicles

  • The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project promotes clean vehicle adoption in California by offering rebates of up to $7,000 for the purchase or lease of new, eligible zero-emission vehicles, including electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell vehicles.
  • The California Plug-in Electric Vehicle Resource Center Incentives Search helps you find rebates, discounts, tax breaks and other incentives.
  • SDG&E’s Electric Vehicles offers an EV guide, climate credit information and other resources.