Making energy-efficient upgrades is one of the easiest ways to reduce operating costs, enhance the value of your multifamily property and receive a quick return on your investment. PG&E is committed to helping reduce your building’s energy use through our Multifamily Energy Savings Program, reducing the cost to upgrade to more efficient equipment.

What We Do

The Multifamily Energy Savings Program (MESP) provides qualifying property owners and managers with a no-cost energy assessment, incentives for energy- saving building upgrades, and incentives for energy-saving products installed throughout your building - including your resident's homes. We:

  • Install select energy-saving equipment at no-cost
  • Provide rebates on qualifying energy-saving equipment
  • Help you identify energy efficiency improvements and other cost-cutting opportunities
  • Provide technical support to identify and quantify energy saving opportunities
What We Do
Who We Serve

Who We Serve

MESP provides services and incentives to multifamily electric and/or gas customers in the PG&E service area. The customer’s account must pay the Public Purpose Program Charge to be eligible to participate.

Qualifying multifamily properties include:

  • Attached residences – with 5+ units
  • Townhomes – side-by-side units with no residences above or below
  • Apartment or condominium buildings – stacked structures with five or more dwelling units, with two or more stories
  • Assisted living – communal housing for people with disabilities or adults who no longer live independently
  • Common areas – areas typically managed by homeowner associations, such as clubhouses, recreational spaces, coworking spaces and neighborhood lighting


Common Energy Efficiency Projects

Rebates are available for purchasing qualified energy-efficient equipment. Equipment may include:

Energy-efficient water heaters
Energy-efficient water heaters
Smart thermostats
Smart thermostats
ENERGY STAR clothes washers
ENERGY STAR® clothes washers
Pool & Spa Heaters
Pool & Spa Heaters

Direct Install

We’ll provide and install free energy-saving equipment in a building’s tenant units.

Common Custom Projects

Have a special project in mind? Our team of experts can help you identify energy-saving opportunities and incentives. Custom opportunities receive cash incentives based on the amount of energy your project saves.


We have you covered, with several ways to help finance your energy efficiency project.

On-Bill Financing

PG&E offers On-Bill Financing to help eligible customers pay for energy-efficiency retrofit projects with 0% interest. Loans range between $5,000 and $4,000,000 per premise, with loan periods of up to 120 months.

GoGreen Financing

Administered by the State of California and supported by the state’s investor-owned utilities, the Small Business Financing (SBF) program offers financing with attractive terms for energy-efficiency improvements to businesses. SBF’s participating finance companies offer quick approval on leases, loans, and service agreements with monthly payments to meet your budget. Visit to learn more.


Contact us today to start saving energy and money on your multifamily property!