Electrification

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The City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) encourages customers to consider electrification, a shift from fossil fuels to electricity for space and water heating, transportation and cooking. CPAU's electricity is sourced from renewable and hydroelectric resources, but natural gas is a fossil fuel that will always produce greenhouse gas emissions. In Palo Alto, an all-electric lifestyle is cleaner and healthier than using fossil fuels, and can also be more affordable. 

Learn More about Electrifying Your Home 

Benefits of an all-electric lifestyle
All electric lifestyle house
SolarAir sourcedryerCooktopWater heaterElectric vehicleElectric panel

The Switch is On!

CPAU is a member of the Building Decarbonization Coalition, which is partnering with other energy agencies in The Switch Is On campaign. This campaign provides a wealth of information and resources to assist people all across the Bay Area who want to electrify their homes. Visit switchison.org to check out the resources available to residents in all communities.