Programs and organizations that may help you reduce your energy usage are listed below.
||The Claremont Home Energy Retrofit Project (CHERP) is a community-driven organization that helps Claremont residents complete energy retrofits to decrease energy usage in their homes. Sustainable Claremont, the City of Claremont, and Energy Upgrade California have partnered to provide helpful information and large financial incentives to homeowners who make whole-house energy efficiency upgrades to their homes. The project has achieved its initial goal of retrofitting 130 homes, and is making progress toward its second goal of retrofitting 1,300 homes. Average modeled energy savings for participating homes is 28%, with high customer satisfaction due to additional benefits including increased comfort, increased safety, and a quieter home environment.|
|HERO||This program assists California residents with making energy-efficiency upgrades to their home.|
|CSI||The California Solar Initiative (CSI) offers cash back for installing solar on your home or business.|
|Sustainable Claremont||Sustainable Claremont is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, which was formed to provide educational resources, engage in advocacy, and to take actions which move both Claremont and beyond toward sustainability. Sustainable Claremont works independent of the City, but works in cooperation with it and with other organizations.|
|Energy.gov - Utilities Rebates||There are a number of rebates offered nationwide as well as by state. Energy.gov can help you find rebates and programs offered near you.|
|Energy Upgrade CA||This is a State initiative to help Californians take action to save energy and conserve natural resources by reducing demand on the electricity grid and making informed energy management choices at home and at work. It is supported by an alliance of the California Public Utilities Commission, the California Energy Commission, utilities, regional energy networks, local governments, businesses, and nonprofits to help communities meet state and local energy and climate action goals. Funding comes from investor-owned utility customers under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.|
The Energy Assessment Screening for Your Home (EASY) program provides a free home assessment that will help you identify opportunities to reduce your energy usage and costs. With the home assessment, you’ll receive customized solutions and project recommendations, as well as information on rebate and financing programs through local utility companies such asSouthern California Edison (SCE) and Southern California Gas Company (SCG). Participation in the EASY home assessment is voluntary. EASY is a program of the San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership, and home assessments will be conducted by members of CivicSpark, a climate action-based program of the Local Government Commission.