Utilities Workshops and Webinars


Throughout the year, the City of Palo Alto typically offers a variety of events and workshops focused on resource sustainability, emergency preparedness, community resilience, and more. Learn how to reduce waste, conserve water, save energy, and prevent pollution.

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Upcoming Events

Recent Workshop Recordings

Electric Vehicle Charging Basics

View the webinar recording and the webinar slides(PDF, 6MB) from May 21, 2022.


Lawn Conversion and Native Plants and Trees

View the webinar recording and the webinar slides(PDF, 8MB) from November 17, 2021. 

SunShares - Solar and Battery Storage Group Buy Discount Program

On October 26, 2021, the City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) hosted a webinar in coordination with the Business Council on Climate Change (SunShares Program Administrator) to share information on the SunShares program as well as CPAU solar rates and energy programs. 

You can watch the webinar recording, review the presentation slides(PDF, 4MB), and read the webinar Q & A(PDF, 199KB).  


Landscape Conversion 101

Summers Are Getting Hotter - Is Your Home Ready?

Landscape Design 101 - How to Get Started

Clean and Efficient Heating and Cooling

All Electric Home 101

Preparing your Home for Fall

Rainwater Harvesting: Rain Gardens, Rain Barrels, and Cisterns

Pruning and Propagating: Making New Plants from Old


Workshops from Partner Agencies