You can get information here on special programs for Palo Alto residents, including:
Hello New Portal! Click here to access your new utility portal where you can see your gas, water, and electric usage. See how you compare to similar homes, check your historical usage patterns, and get resources and programs to help you save energy and water! By signing up, you will automatically be entered to win a free energy assessment by the Home Efficiency Genie. The assessment includes LEDs, showerheads, aerators, toilet flappers, hose nozzles, weather-stripping, utility bill analysis and assessment of your water and energy systems. Every week we will draw one winner from new registrants! For help logging in or questions about the portal, call your efficiency advisor at 650-713-3411.
Home Efficiency Audit - Certified efficiency experts conduct comprehensive in-home assessments to find opportunities to improve efficiency at home.
CONSUMER ALERT: 'CAN YOU HEAR ME' SCAMS The Federal Communications Commission is alerting consumers to be on the lookout for scam callers seeking to get victims to say the word “yes” during a call and later use a recording of the response to authorize unwanted charges on the victim's utility or credit card account. [more]
Register for City of Palo Alto Events & Workshops Find out more about tree care, sustainable landscaping, home composting, attractive alternatives to lawns and more. Take a tour of one of our open houses or the Wastewater Treatment Plant and join us for the Great Race for Saving Water! [more]
Trees Need Water (Especially) During Times of Drought Palo Alto has done a great job in its water conservation efforts, and through its diligence, the community has cut water usage more than 33 percent compared to 2013 levels. While we need to conserve water, doing so may be impacting the City's trees, which are showing signs of stress.
Palo Alto Launches Home Efficiency Genie Program Through Home Efficiency Genie, a Palo Alto homeowner can schedule a discounted assessment with the program’s specially trained building science expert. These experts can help residents learn cost effective ways to improve their home’s comfort, efficiency, health, indoor air quality, building durability and value. [more]