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Energy Upgrade California is Not Sustainable

Those might be tough words to hear to those of you that have ignored the warnings and built your business around a rebate program, but it’s true. Energy Upgrade California in its current configuration is not sustainable.

Our state's effort to build an effective incentive program to stimulate residential energy efficiency has by and large been a failure. The EUC incentive program is complicated, overly burdened with paperwork, and not effective. The implementation costs have gotten out of hand, with over one dollar spent on administration for every dollar paid out in incentives.