City of Palo Alto Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

July 21, 2023


The City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) is offering a Heat Pump Water Heater (HPWH) Program, which provides a generous rebate of up to $2,300, for residents who install an efficient, electric HPWH. CPAU is conducting this program to to encourage residents to use CPAUs 100% carbon neutral electricity and to promote high-efficiency HPWHs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from natural gas. Eligible residents that participate in the HPWH program can receive rebates for installation of a HPWH. Rebate funding is subject to availability and may change without prior notice. City of Palo Alto Utilities also offers water conservation programs and rebates. For more information, visit the program website or contact the city directly.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: California
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Utility Marketing Services
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Water Heaters
  • Heat pumps
Incentive Amount: Heat Pump Water Heaters: up to $2,300


This program has 1 incentives
Technologies: Water Heaters, Heat pumps
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive has a minimum of $2300.00


Name: City of Palo Alto Development Services Building Division
Organization: City of Palo Alto Utilities
Address: 285 Hamilton Av. (First Floor),
Palo Alto CA 94301
Phone: (650) 329-2496

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.