It's an Electrifying Weekend! Join us for EV Ride & Drive, Plus EV & Solar Discounts


It's an Electrifying Weekend in Palo Alto!

Experience the comfort & power of an EV; learn about discounts & rebates

EVs for NDEW

Free SunShares Workshop

Saturday, September 21, 10am to noon

Free EV Ride & Drive

Sunday, September 22, 1-4pm

Bay Area SunShares 

There is no better time to go solar or drive electric!

SunShares Solar Made Simple
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Free SunShares Workshop

Saturday, September 21, 10am to noon

Palo Alto Art Center auditorium, 1313 Newell Road

The workshop is free, but we ask that you please register.

Plus learn about special Nissan Leaf rebates available to Palo Alto Utilities customers - rebate offer ends September 30!

Electrify Your Drive!

Test Drive an Electric Vehicle for National Drive Electric Week (September 14-22)

Free EV Ride & Drive

Sunday, September 22, 1-4pm

Peninsula Conservation Center, 3921 East Bayshore Rd, Palo Alto

Complete this registration form by midnight on Sep 21 to DOUBLE your chances of WINNING A LEVEL 2 HOME CHARGER. Walk-ins will also be accepted - but why not double your chances of winning a $600 home charger?!

Register for your test drive today!

Electrification Expo

Bay Area Electrification Expo 

Two events to choose from!


October 10, 2-7pm

Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto


October 12, 10am-4pm

The Tech Interactive, 201 S. Market St., San Jose

Palo Alto is partnering with cities and energy agencies in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties to host the Bay Area Home Electrification Expo. The Expo will give residents and businesses an opportunity to learn about switching from fossil fuels to clean electricity for transportation, cooking, water heating, space heating and clothes drying.

Join us in Palo Alto on October 10 or October 12 in San Jose.

Contact us to learn more about programs & resources

(650) 329-2241


 Other Utilities News

Celebrate Public Power & Natural Gas Week in October

We are #CommunityPowered!

October 6-12 is Public Power Week and Public Natural Gas Week, two national campaigns organized to build awareness of the benefits of public utilities. The City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU), your community-owned utility, has been empowering Palo Alto for over 100 years.

Tell us what you value about your community-owned utility. Snap a photo with #CommunityPowered and share with us @PAUtilities or @PaloAltoUtilities

Electric Cars Demystified

EV Motion

October 23, 6-8:30pm

Palo Alto Art Center Auditorium, 1313 Newell Rd., Palo Alto

Come hear from a panel of local, long-time EV drivers and experts about the difference between all-electric and plug-in hybrid EVs. View different models on display and hear from their owners why they went electric!

RSVP to save your spot today!

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Your Trusted Energy Advisor

(650) 713-3411

If SunShares has you thinking about lowering your energy bill, consider other ways to make your home more efficient and save money!  Learn about our Efficiency Genie Program by visiting the Efficiency Genie website, and schedule a Genie house call to receive a customized road map to cost effective home performance improvements.

Now an award-winning program!

The Home Efficiency Genie recently won the American Public Power Association's (APPA) 2019 Energy Innovator Award!