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Bay Area Regional Energy Network

Bay Area Regional Energy Network

"Bay Area communities working together for a sustainable energy future."

BayREN is a collaboration of the 9 counties that make up the San Francisco Bay Area. Led by the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), BayREN implements effective energy saving programs on a regional level and draws on the expertise, experience, and proven track record of Bay Area local governments to develop and administer successful climate, resource, and sustainability programs. BayREN is funded by California utility ratepayers under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.  One of only two Regional Energy Networks in the state, BayREN represents 20 percent of the state’s population. 

Single Family

Single Family

Single Family homeowners can save energy, increase the comfort and safety of the home and save money with Home Upgrade. A Home Upgrade Advisor can help homeowners receive rebates up to $4,500 for installing energy efficient upgrades in the home.

Multifamily

Multifamily

Multifamily properties can access cash rebates and free energy consulting for undertaking energy upgrades. The program assists in planning energy saving improvements designed to save about 10% of a building’s energy usage and provides $750 per unit in rebates to help pay for the upgrade.

Codes & Standards

Codes & Standards

The Codes & Standards program aims to improve the performance of buildings through increased compliance with Energy Codes, advocacy and support for adoption of green building codes, and by providing trainings to local governments and building industry professionals on standards and best practices.

Financing

Financing

Incentives are available that support Single Family and Multifamily building improvements and a pilot for convenient repayment of resource efficiency upgrades via your water bill. Commercial property owners have an option to repay building upgrades through property taxes. Call (855-213-2838) to learn more.