San Francisco businesses benefit from CleanPowerSF

Update: We enrolled the majority of commercial accounts in July of 2018.

As a member of the business community, you can join your local government in investing in the local economy and fighting climate change, while advancing your company’s sustainability goals. 

We understand the importance of San Francisco’s diverse business community to our economy and our way of life. It’s our goal to ensure that businesses and decision-makers are well informed about all aspects of CleanPowerSF and how this partnership with PG&E benefits our city and your organization. See the cost comparison table below for an estimate of how much a typical small commercial customer can save with CleanPowerSF. You can also contact us to request a customized bill comparison using your historic billing data. 

Reach your company’s sustainability goals

With CleanPowerSF, your company can reach its sustainability goals, both large and small. Our service meets environmental standards for a variety of certifications:

  • Exceeds California's Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)

  • Eligible for SF Green Business Program Points

  • Eligible for California Green Business Program Points

  • Eligible for LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) points

  • Green-E energy certified by the Center for Resource Solutions

  • We "retire" the Renewable Energy certificates associated with CleanPowerSF energy supply in the Western Renewable Energy Generation Information System, California's renewable energy tracking system

Peak Day Pricing Program

Please note, if your account(s) is on PG&E’s optional Peak Day Pricing (PDP) program, it will be automatically un-enrolled from PDP upon enrollment in CleanPowerSF.  Should a Peak Day Pricing program be of interest to you, CleanPowerSF is now offering qualifying E19 and E20 electric customers a CleanPowerSF Peak Day Pricing Pilot Program. For more information, please visit our Peak Day Pricing Pilot Program page.

SuperGreen Multi-Year Agreement and LEED

The following Electricity Service Agreement allows any CleanPowerSF customer to receive SuperGreen 100% Renewable service for a contract term of one to five years. By entering into this agreement, customers may be eligible for credits toward the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program. More information on LEED certification is available at usgbc.org/leed.

Please note: CleanPowerSF cannot guarantee that customers who enter into this agreement will be eligible for, or receive any credits toward, LEED certification. CleanPowerSF is not responsible for any changes to the LEED program requirements during the term of the service contract.

TYPICAL MONTHLY SUMMER SAVINGS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

The table below shows what a typical small business in San Francisco spends on their monthly summer bill. Contact us to discuss any questions you might have, or to request a customized bill comparison using your historic billing data.

*Additional PG&E Fees refer to the Power Charge Indifference Amount (PCIA) and the Franchise Fee Surcharge (FFS). For more details, view  Understanding Your Bill.   Cost estimates are based on average summer usage of 1,464 kWh at PG&E rates effective March 1, 2019 and CleanPowerSF rates effective as of July 1, 2018 under the A1 rate schedule. Actual bills may vary depending on usage, rate schedule, and other factors. Estimate provided as an average of seasonal rates.  Renewable energy content listed for each product identified above as reported in CleanPowerSF’s Annual Report to the California Energy Commission Power Source Disclosure Program and PG&E’s 10-k filing. Data is subject to an independent audit and verification that will not be completed until October 1, 2019.

*Additional PG&E Fees refer to the Power Charge Indifference Amount (PCIA) and the Franchise Fee Surcharge (FFS). For more details, view Understanding Your Bill.

Cost estimates are based on average summer usage of 1,464 kWh at PG&E rates effective March 1, 2019 and CleanPowerSF rates effective as of July 1, 2018 under the A1 rate schedule. Actual bills may vary depending on usage, rate schedule, and other factors. Estimate provided as an average of seasonal rates.

Renewable energy content listed for each product identified above as reported in CleanPowerSF’s Annual Report to the California Energy Commission Power Source Disclosure Program and PG&E’s 10-k filing. Data is subject to an independent audit and verification that will not be completed until October 1, 2019.

 

YOUR CHOICES


Option 1

Enroll in our Green option and receive at least 40% renewable energy instead of 33% from PG&E. Please note the majority of commercial accounts were enrolled automatically in July 2018 into our Green service.

Green

 

at least 40% Renewable

  • At least 40% renewable energy from sources like wind and solar

  • Cleaner energy at competitive rates

  • Generation rates are lower than PG&E’s basic generation rates

 

Option 2

Eliminate your carbon footprint, and ensure that 100% of your energy comes from renewable sources by going SuperGreen.

SuperGreen

 

100% Renewable

  • 100% renewable energy from local sources like wind and solar

  • For a small premium over Green rates

  • No carbon footprint from your electricity supply

  • SuperGreen is Green-e Energy certified, and meets the environmental and consumer-protection standards set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. Learn more at www.green-e.org

 

Option 3

You can keep things exactly how they are, and continue to receive 33% renewable energy from PG&E.

Opt Out

 

33% Renewable

You can opt out of CleanPowerSF and remain with PG&E generation by clicking the link below or calling (415) 554-0773. Please have your PG&E account number handy.

 

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