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Sacramento Utility Pushes All-Electric Homes: ‘California Is Wasting Money to Build Homes With Gas’

For homeowners in the greater Sacramento area, it just became easier to buy or convert to an all-electric home.

Greentech Media reported earlier this month on local governments in California updating their building codes to encourage all-electric homes. Now, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has moved to offer rebates to install heat pumps, induction cooktops, and other electrification upgrades.

With the launch of an incentive program for existing homes on June 1, Sacramento’s electric utility provides rebates promoting electrification in both retrofitted and new homes.

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