The City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) Multifamily Plus Program helps multifamily building owners upgrade housing for
energy efficiency and get ready for electric vehicles (EVs).


How efficient is your building?


Upgrade your multifamily complex at no cost. CPAU's team of energy experts will work with you to help lower your building's energy consumption through efficiency measures, saving you money and reducing carbon emissions.
Solutions may include the following: 




Is your building EV ready?


For a limited time, CPAU will pay for 75% of all EV charger installation costs, up to $18,000, at multifamily and mixed-use buildings.  Cost reimbursement may include the following:




Install up to six chargers with our limited time only EV Charger Rebate Program.


Is it time for a new water heater?

For a limited time, CPAU will pay up to $100,000 for Solar Water Heating (SWH) systems.  For multifamily buildings, there is also a 30% Federal Tax Credit for qualifying SWH systems through the end of 2019.  For more information, visit or call (866) 611-CPAU.


For more information about energy efficiency and EV upgrades to your building, call us today at (650) 329-2241.