Shade Trees Rebate

Plant shade trees around your home or business and receive $25 per tree. Get an extra $5 back when you purchase your trees in Pasadena.

Shade trees may help keep your house cooler, reduce your air conditioning use, and lower your electricity bills.

How to Qualify

  • Read PWP's Cool Trees Guidebook for complete instructions and a list of qualifying trees.
  • Trees must be in a 2-gallon size container or larger at the time of purchase
  • Trees must be planted in the ground along the south and/or west walls of your home or business
  • Before you dig, be sure to call the Underground Service Alert at 811
  • Purchase your shade trees in Pasadena and receive an additional $5 rebate
  • Submit your online rebate application after shade trees are planted, along with a copy of your detailed receipt/invoice and the required supporting documents, within 180 days from date of purchase.

How to Apply

  • Log in to your PWP account
  • Select “Apply for Rebate”
  • Please note you will need to upload electronic copies of the following:
    • Your sales receipt including date purchased and installed 
    • Proof of tree species and size purchased  
  • Once approved, your rebate check will arrive in 6 to 8 weeks


  • Only residential PWP electric customers are eligible
  • Limit 10 trees per customer, every 5 years  
  • Are you enrolled in PWP's income-qualified Bill Payment Assistance program? If so, you can receive a $25 bonus per tree. Visit the Under One Roof Program webpage to learn more.


This program is subject to verification of the purchase and installation of the product(s) before and/or after the rebate has been paid. Completed applications must be received within 180 days from the date of purchase to qualify. Installs must be completed before submitting your rebate application. PWP reserves the right to modify the terms of this program at any time. Rebate amounts will be calculated according to the program incentives at the date of application submission. Program funds are limited and available to eligible PWP customers. Rebates apply to new appliance and product purchases only (refurbished/reconditioned do not qualify). Customers must be enrolled in one of PWP's income-qualified bill payment assistance programs at the time of application submission in order to qualify for the bonus.