PG&E - Data Center Cooling Control Program (California)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name PG&E - Data Center Cooling Control Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Fed. Government, Local Government, Nonprofit, State Government
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Heat pumps, Motor VFDs
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Energy Efficiency Solutions for Data Centers: Custom

Data Center Assessment: Free

Eligible System Size Data center should be 5,000 square feet or larger.

Expiration Date 2011-12-31

Program Administrator Quantum Energy Services and Technologies, Inc./QuEST

References DSIRE[1]


Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), through QuEST, is providing incentives for data centers in their service territory to improve their energy efficiency. The Data Center Cooling Controls Program is targeting opportunities to improve the cooling systems of data centers with an area of 5,000+ square feet. Eligible sites can have a cooling operations assessment performed by qualified engineering professionals at no cost. If opportunities exist, the data center may be eligible for financial incentives to improve the efficiency of their cooling systems. Server Virtualization applications should be submitted by March 31, 2011.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Data Center Cooling Control Program - PG&E
Department Quantum Energy Services and Technologies, Inc./QuEST
Address 2001 Addison Street
Address 2 Suite 300
Place Berkeley, California
Zip/Postal Code 94704
Phone (510) 540-7200
Phone 2 (866) 716-9400


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Authority 1: Program Guide

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"