If you are on a limited income or currently experiencing financial hardship or have medical needs that increase your utility usage, you may be eligible for help with utility bill costs with programs from the City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU).
Can someone please tell me about the City of Palo Alto's Solar energy policy?
If you would like information about the City of Palo Alto's Solar Energy Policy, please contact Utility Marketing Services at (650) 329-2241. The City has rebates for solar electric (photovoltaic or PV) and solar water heating systems. A feed in tariff is available for large solar electric installations. More information is available on the Utilities' department sustainability web pages.
How can I conserve energy?
If you would like tips on how to conserve energy, please contact Utility Marketing Services at (650) 329-2241. More information is also available in the rebate section of the Utilities' department webpages.
How will I be notified about planned or unplanned outages?
Please contact Electric Operations at (650) 496-6914 for information on an outage. In addition, the City of Palo Alto Utilities' Department website will also be updated with information on the outage and its status as soon as we have information.
I believe my utility bill is wrong, who should I contact?
If you feel that your utility bill is incorrect please contact our customer service center:
IN PERSON City of Palo Alto Utilities Customer Service Center, 2nd floor 250 Hamilton Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94301 PHONE: 650-329-2161
BY MAIL City of Palo Alto Utilities Customer Service Center PO Box 10250 Palo Alto, CA 94303