Alternative Energy Systems Consulting, Inc.


State of California Energy Strategy and Support

SOC ESS offers pre-qualified trade professionals exclusive program benefits.


SOC ESS addresses key barriers that California State agencies experience while working to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.

All eligible agencies have access to the program’s core services

  • Financial Support
  • Technical Support
  • Policy Support
  • Trade Pro Management

Incentive Rates

Incentive Rates

SOC ESS offers new customized incentives to help cover the cost of energy efficiency projects at California state-owned buildings. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation buildings are eligible for increased electricity incentives and project caps.


SOC ESS offers various rebates for energy efficiency parts and equipment, including fitting insulation, boilers, water heaters, and HVAC units.

Project Eligibility


CA State-Owned Buildings

Projects must be on-site at a building owned and operated by the State of California (excluding higher education).


Utility Customers Only

Project site must receive natural gas and/or electric service from either PG&E, SCE, SoCalGas, or SDG&E 


No Net Energy Producers

Project site must not be a net energy or gas producer.


Public Purpose Program

Proposed project must involve a gas or electric account that pays the Public Purpose Program Surcharge.