Peninsula Clean Energy was launched collaboratively by the County of San Mateo and all twenty of its cities. Our goal is to provide electricity that is 100% greenhouse gas free by 2021 and 100% renewable on a 24/7 basis by 2025.

Clean power.

Lower cost.

Noticed Peninsula Clean Energy on your PG&E bill?

That’s how you know you are getting cleaner energy at lower rates. It is not an additional charge.

Community programs and benefits

Electric vehicles are a better ride

Thinking about switching to an electric car? Now's the time!

Electric vehicles (EVs) cost about half as much to run, have lower maintenance costs, and emit 25x less emissions than gasoline-powered cars.

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Electric vehicle (EV) charging incentives

EV charging incentives for installing EV chargers

Our programs will accelerate electric vehicle charging infrastructure deployment in the workplace (public and private, schools, etc.), apartments and condominiums, and retail locations.

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Community energy pilot programs

Innovative pilot programs benefiting San Mateo County

We awarded grants for six innovative local pilot projects to reduce GHG emissions, support low-income customers, and advance electric transportation.

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Community impact

Expected combined annual savings for our electric customers
Estimated metric tons of carbon emissions saved annually
Equivalent to removing this many gas cars from the road for one year

News & Blog

Lyngso Garden Materials, a renewable connection

May 22nd, 2020|

“Anything that helps grow plants or is related to landscaping, we have here,” says Kan Parthiban, sustainability coordinator of green-devoted Lyngso Garden Materials in San Carlos. That includes organic composts, soils and fertilizers, of course, ...(continue)

  • Earth Day 50

50 Years of Earth Day

April 21st, 2020|

By Jeff Aalfs and Dave Pine As we mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we are inspired by those who led the environmental movement to make the air we breathe and the ...(continue)

Community Impact Report 2020

April 15th, 2020|

Dear Neighbors, According to a 2019 survey, 76% of San Mateo County residents feel climate change is not being addressed aggressively enough.* The good news is that by working together we have steadily cut hundreds ...(continue)