The Zero Net Energy San Mateo County Office building 3 (Credit: SOM)
Decarbonization programs for local government
Getting government buildings and vehicle fleets to zero emissions
Peninsula Clean Energy provides financial, technical, and planning resource, as well as project coordination for local government, public agencies, and school districts to reduce carbon emissions and move to clean energy.
Solar + battery backup
GovPV helps government agencies and schools install solar + battery backup with no capital outlay. The program includes project support and planning at no cost, and fixed, affordable electricity pricing with a purchase power agreement (PPA).
Expected to start in March, the GovBE program will help local governments convert methane gas equipment to clean, efficient, electric alternatives with grants of up to $600,000 per year and loans of up to $600,000 per jurisdiction.
Fleet electric vehicles
GovEV provides comprehensive fleet replacement planning and financial resources to help local governments move to all-electric fleets.
Apply for local agency grants
$11.5 million in energy grants are now available to PCE member agencies.