About the Program

Our Mission

is to ensure that all eligible customers take advantage of the broad range of energy efficiency programs and local resources available to them.

San Mateo County Energy Watch

The San Mateo County Energy Watch (SMCEW) is a local government partnership between PG&E and the City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County (C/CAG), and is administered by the County of San Mateo Sustainability Department. SMCEW assists local governments, schools, non-profits, and small businesses in accessing energy efficiency programs, trade professionals, and financing opportunities. SMCEW provides coordination, outreach, referrals, and educational resources to help community members pursue energy efficiency projects.


Current Initiatives

You may also be interested in learning more about our program offerings below.

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Energy Efficiency

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is key to mitigating the negative impacts of climate change. Find out how SMCEW works to encourage energy efficiency practices.
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The Regionally Integrated Climate Action Planning Suite (RICAPS), is a set of tools and a collaboration of all 20 incorporated cities and the County in climate action planning and implementation.
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Check-It-Out! Toolkit

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.
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Green Business Program

Certification as a San Mateo County Green Business provides local businesses with many benefits including technical assistance and resources to businesses working towards certification as well as promoting certified businesses.
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