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Together, we can help California lead the nation to a 100% clean energy future with the Power Saver Rewards Program

What is the Power Saver Rewards Program?

The Power Saver Rewards Program is a free, voluntary program offered by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) that rewards participants for temporarily reducing energy use when the demand for electricity is high.

Make a Difference

Power Saver Rewards events can occur anytime from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on select hot summer days between May 1 and October 31. Notifications will be sent to you the day before an event and will remind you of the hours to reduce your energy use. By participating in events, you’ll join others in your community working together to help ensure that California is using clean and reliable energy. Make a difference by turning your thermostat to 78 degrees or higher (health permitting), turning off lights not in use, and giving your appliances a break – every action matters.

Get Rewarded

If you reduce your energy use from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on select hot summer days when demand for electricity is high, we will reward you. Receive a credit on your bill after the program season for helping on days when the California grid needs it the most.

Am I Eligible?

To participate, you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be an electric service customer of PG&E or a customer of a Community Choice Aggregator (CCA) participating in the program (Sonoma Clean Power and Marin Clean Energy customers are not eligible)
  • Have a SmartMeter
  • Not be enrolled in a conflicting PG&E or non-utility energy reducing, peak hour program (with the exception of SmartRate™). To learn more about your options, visit

Some PG&E customers may be automatically enrolled by order of the California Public Utilities Commission, decision D.21-12-015. They include:

  • California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Program customers
  • Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA) Program customers
  • Select customers signed up to receive PG&E Home Energy Reports

It’s easy – enroll and get rewarded for reducing your energy use.

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