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An award-winning, free service that tells you when and how to reduce your energy usage. Earn cash payments and reduce your electricity bill all year round.Join GridRewards
GridRewards events are the most important times to save electricity. We’ll tell you when they’re happening — usually during hot summer afternoons, about 5-10 times per year.
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Raise your air conditioning temperature by four degrees or so.
Shift your washer, dryer, and dishwasher use outside the event window.
Unplug your electronics — from phone chargers to electric vehicles, it all counts.
Keeping the sun out helps keep your rooms cool without air conditioning.
Flip off your lights switches, or dim just the necessary lights while it’s dark.
Use the time as an excuse to get outside, ride your bike, take a nap, or meet up with friends.
Oh, and 97% of GridRewards participants got paid last year.
Reduce your energy use for just a few hours during the most important days of the year, and you’ll have an outsized impact on the carbon footprint for your entire city.
Your utility company pays to reduce electricity at peak times to help maintain system reliability in your community.
Households in the Pacific Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison, and San Diego Gas & Electric service areas are eligible. Estimated earnings are based on a typical household's 1kW savings during a GridRewards event.
You'll be notified of GridRewards events by email and, if you opt-in, by text message. The GridRewards mobile app is coming soon to your area.
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