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Once I've fully electrified, how do I remove my gas meter?

There's nothing more satisfying than completing your home electrification and being free of polluting fossil gas forever. Here's how to have your meter removed.

Congratulations on successfully quitting carbon by fully electrifying your home! You have taken a significant step towards a better future for all. Your commitment to home improvement projects has undoubtedly made a positive impact on your life, your families' life, and the world around you. Now, to complete the transition away from methane gas utilities, the final step is to stop service and have the gas meter removed. Please see how to decouple from the major gas providers below: 

  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E):
    • Contact PG&E at 1-800-743-5000 to stop gas service and request the removal of the gas meter.
    • PG&E aims to complete your request within four days of notice, ensuring a swift transition to an all-electric home.
  • San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E):
    • To stop gas service and initiate gas meter removal, call SDG&E at 877-889-7343.
    • Alternatively, you can stop service online through the SDG&E MyAccount portal, streamlining the process for convenience.
  • Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas):
    • Residents planning to abandon existing gas service or meter set assemblies should contact SoCalGas promptly.
    • Call SoCalGas at 1-800-427-2200 to request gas service termination and meter removal.
    • For added convenience, you can also visit the SoCalGas Stop Service webpage for more information on the process.
  • If your gas provider is not listed above, Contact QuitCarbon for assistance.

Completing the removal of your gas meter is the final step in fully embracing a decarbonized home. Kudos on achieving this milestone and making a positive impact in the fight against climate change. 

For California residents, when you've disconnected your gas service, please reach out to QuitCarbon for assistance applying for the generous California Energy Smart Homes rebate.