Community Energy Services Corporation
Smart Lights

Office with SmartLights

We help businesses implement energy efficient lighting with free start to finish technical assistance.

Smart Solar

Home with Solar Panels

We provide a free solar assessment of your commercial or residential property and help you with installation.

Home Repair

Mario Repairing Stair Railing

We offer free home improvements for low income residents in the Bay Area.

Alameda County’s Choice for Green Energy

If you live in Alameda County, greener electrons are coming your way soon. On October 4, 2016, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to pursue community choice energy aggregation for Alameda County and its cities. This decision, which … Continue reading

Charged Up—Almost—About Tesla Batteries

By Martin Bond, CESC Executive Director There is something about shiny new toys with a T on them. A Tesla Model X car would be awesome! But it is expensive, and not as practical as my minivan. However, now I can … Continue reading


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Berkeley, CA 94710


Reduce general overhead lighting by delamping, and use task lighting where needed. Lighting can be reduced more near windows. When purchasing task lighting, buy lamps that use CFLs. If you already have halogen task lamps, when a bulb fails replace it with a halogen infrared (HIR) bulb.