Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Resources

Green Towns Sunshares Program - Have you been thinking about energy efficiency or solar energy system installation, but don’t know where to start? The Bay Area Climate Collaborative is offering homeowners in Hillsborough, Portola Valley and Woodside a special energy efficiency and solar group buy program.
Green Towns Sunshares
The Town of Hillsborough proudly promoted Energy Upgrade California through February 2012. Visit Energy Upgrade California for more information. If you would like to upgrade your home, it is not too late to sign up for the Green Towns Sunshares Program! 
Energy Upgrade
Flex Your Power is California's energy efficiency resource for residents, businesses and institutions. Find rebates, retailers carrying resource-efficient appliances, home improvement resources, a free electronic newsletter, and much more.
Flex Your Power
ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. If looking for new household products or even a new home, look for ones that have earned the ENERGY STAR. If you're looking to make larger improvements to your home, EPA offers tools and resources to help you plan and undertake projects to reduce your energy bills and improve home comfort.
Energy Star
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy publishes the Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings to help inform consumers about ways to save energy.
Visit the PG&E website to learn about energy-saving tips for home and at work, as well as rebates for energy-efficient equipment.
The Go Solar California website provides California consumers a one-stop shop for information on solar programs, rebates, tax credits, and information on installing and interconnecting solar electric and solar thermal systems. The site has information on program rules, including eligible equipment and standards, as well as information on how to find an eligible, licensed solar contractor.
Go Solar California
San Mateo County RecycleWorks maintains a website with resources for learning more about harnessing the sun's power for photovoltaics and solar hot water.