Bay Area Sunshares Webinar Next Week-October 27th

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Free Bay Area SunShares Webinar

October 27, 6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Attend this free, one-hour webinar to learn about installing solar in Palo Alto. We will share tools and resources to help you move your solar project forward. Topics will include:

  • Bay Area SunShares discounts on solar and battery storage from pre-vetted providers
  • the Federal Tax Credit before it expires at the end of 2021
  • solar rates and billing in Palo Alto
  • factors to consider when sizing your rooftop solar system
  • benefits of electrifying your home

Reserve your spot today!

Palo Alto is participating in Bay Area SunShares, a limited-time program that aims to make it simpler and less expensive to go solar and purchase battery storage. Attend this free, one-hour webinar as we share tools and resources to help you move your solar project forward.


SunShares is a program of the Business Council on Climate Change (BC3), a San Francisco based nonprofit dedicated to incubating, scaling, and sharing world-leading solutions to address climate change


  • SunShares pools together the buying power of nine Bay Area counties.
  • Participants receive discounted prices on rooftop solar and battery storage.
  • Contractors are vetted through a competitive bid process. 


Join the Bay Area community effort to power your home with clean energy from the sun. 


  • You can size up your PV systems by 1kW (approximately 3-4 panels) to power a heat pump water heater? Visit our HPWH website to see how you can receive up to a $1,500 rebate on a heat pump water heater.
  • Transportation accounts for 64% of greenhouse gas emissions in Palo Alto. Consider sizing your solar system to support charging your EV

Calculate the Benefits of Solar & EVs

You can use the City of Palo Alto's Solar PV Calculator and EV Calculator to run a quick assessment of your home's solar potential and see the benefits of combining rooftop solar with an electric vehicle. Learn more about driving emissions-free in Palo Alto at

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“Clean and Efficient Heating and Cooling”


November 10th 6:30PM-7:30PM

Join our Palo Alto Utilities Home Efficiency Genie for an upcoming online webinar to learn about advances in heating and cooling systems with an emphasis on efficient, all-electric heat pump systems. This Genie webinar will also highlight the principles of building science. This Genie webinar will also highlight the principles of building science in which homes are approached as a system and reveal how the building shell is a foundation for a healthy, safe, comfortable and efficient home.


Rainwater Harvesting Workshop

Past workshop and webinar recordings are available. Tune In!

Palo Alto is committed to offering various educational and engagement opportunities when it is most convenient for the community. We have recordings of past workshops available on our website. Check them out below.

Sustainability Climate Action Plan Webinars are ongoing.

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The S/CAP Webinar launched September 2020 and is ongoing. The previous series highlights various topics addressed in the 2020 S/CAP be sure to catch up on the previous sessions but also register for future webinars.

Read more about community engagement opportunities.

INdoor air quality

Genie Indoor Air Quality Webinar Recording

Did you miss the Home Efficiency Genie webinar on indoor air quality? Not to worry, a recording is now available on our website. Visit our workshop archive page to learn how to improve the air quality in your home, especially during the wildfire season.

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Let's talk Water. Dialing back saves!

As we head towards the rainy season, we recommend that you check out the educational resources and videos offered by Valley water to save money and reduce your water consumption.

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