Earth Year Resources


  • Home Intel

    • A web-based app that analyzes your smart meter data to determine your home’s unique energy profile and creates a custom energy savings plan.
  • Bay Area SunShares

    • Discounts on residential solar systems and electric vehicles. Registration open from September - November.
  • Home Energy and Water Savings Toolkit

    • Available to check out at the Half Moon Bay Library. The Check-It-Out Home Energy and Water Saving Toolkit program provides free resources to help San Mateo County residents perform a basic assessment of the efficiency of their home energy and water use and to improve it where possible. This program is not only designed to help residents save money on their utility bills, but to also increase the comfort of their home and act as an educational resource.
  • BayREN

    • The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) is a collaboration of the nine counties that make up the San Francisco Bay Area. Led by the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), BayREN provides regional-scale energy efficiency programs, services, and resources.
  • San Mateo County Energy Watch

    • Information regarding energy efficiency programs, trade professionals, and financing opportunities. SMCEW provides coordination, outreach, referrals, and educational resources to help community members pursue energy efficiency projects.
  • Energy Upgrade California

    • Home energy assessments and information on rebates, home improvements and financing for solar and energy efficiency projects for your home.
  • Ohm Connect

    • Save Energy. Get Paid. OhmConnect is a free service that rewards you for saving electricity when it matters most to the grid and the environment. Sign up and receive email or SMS notifications to see your OhmHour for the week and your forecasted energy savings goal. Each time you meet or exceed that goal, you earn points that you can then cash out directly. Less dirty energy, more money in your pocket.
  • PACE

    • Financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements on private property. Programs available for both residential and commercial properties.
  • Project Sun Roof (Google)

    • Solar savings estimator powered by Google Earth imagery.  
  • PG&E Solar Calculator

    • PG&E calculator to help estimate your solar savings potential.
  • GRID Alternatives 

    • Renewable energy job training opportunities and no cost solar installation for low-income households.