Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About the California Solar Initiative

What customers are eligible for the California Solar Initiative program?

All electric customers of Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), Southern California Edison (SCE), and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) are eligible to apply for California Solar Initiative incentives. This includes residential homeowners, commercial, industrial and agricultural enterprises, and local governments and non-profit organizations. The day-to-day administrative policy and activities, including application processing and incentive payment, are handled by a Program Administrator for each of the three Investor-Owned Utilities:

See the contacts page for websites and contact information. Additionally, homeowners who qualify for low income housing programs may apply for incentives under the CSI Single-family Affordable Solar Housing (SASH) or the CSI Multi-family Affordable Solar Housing (MASH).