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Successful and Continuing Services


SOC ESS stands for the State of California Energy Strategy and Support. It is one of the first utility third-party programs specifically designed to help California state-owned buildings implement energy savings projects. As the program implementer, AESC is helping state agencies with support in four areas: financial, policy, technical, and trade pro management.

Financial Support

Rebates and incentives, leveraging IOU OBF offerings, and other financing, such as GS $mart.

Trade Pro Support

Supporting trade professionals with project scoping, equipment, application development, technical reviews, and M&V.

Technical Support

Providing technical support to identify new technological solutions and any opportunities for bundling technologies.

Policy Support

Ensuring projects align with CPUC requirements and that regulatory and IOU compliance are being followed.

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Staffing Resources

Augment your agency’s energy project team and/or facilities O&M staff

Utility Incentives

Get help with applying for utility incentives

Project Support

Speed up project execution and ESCO procurement

Financing Options

Increase access to project financing (i.e, GS $Mart, OBF, and the new revolving loan fund)

Better Facilities

Optimize operations and reduce maintenance costs of your facilities

New Energy Technologies

Explore alternative energy solutions like demand response, solar, and storage

Connect with trained and qualified trade professionals.