Consumer Resources

CARE—California Alternate Rates for Energy

The CARE program provides a 20% discount on monthly gas & electric bills for qualifying households. Qualifications are based on the number of people living in your home and your

SDG&E: Energy Team

The Energy Team program provides free energy-saving home improvements such as new energy-efficient appliances and other measures to those with limited incomes and seniors who meet specific income guidelines. Customers

SDG&E: Neighbor-to-Neighbor

The Neighbor-to-Neighbor Fund provides for a one-time assistance of up to $200 on a customer’s winter bill. The one-time bill-payment assistance is available to eligible customers on a first-come, first-served

SCE: Energy Management Assistance (EMA)

This program helps income-qualified households conserve energy and reduce their electricity costs.  SCE pays all the costs of purchasing and installing energy-efficient appliances and equipment, which are free to eligible

SCE: Energy Assistance Fund (EAF)

The Energy Assistance Fund (EAF) is an assistance program designed to help SCE customers in need to pay their electric bills. A maximum of $100 is available to qualified customers

Back-Billing by PG&E—There are Limits!

Slammed by an unexpected huge electric bill? It could be a billing error, and electric companies can only bill residential customers for a period of three months. Dear Consumer Advisor,