Overview

California Alternate Rates for Energy program offers a 30-35% discount on your electric bill and a 20% discount on your natural gas bill.

For the CARE Program, electrical companies with 100,000 or more customer accounts in California offer a 30% – 35% discount as required by Public Utilities Code Section 739.1. Electrical companies with fewer than 100,000 customer accounts in California offer a 20% discount.

Who Qualifies for CARE?

If your total household income is at or below the income limits below, you are eligible for the CARE program.

Income limits are effective June 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022.

How to Apply?

To request for applications and more information, customers can contact their local utility company or visit their website. Online applications can be found on the utility’s website.

Southern California Edison

Contact
(800) 743-5000  
|  sce.com

Info & Apply
CARE & FERA  |  Medical Baseline

Southern California Edison

Contact
(800) 743-5000  
|  socalgas.com

Info & Apply
CARE  |  Medical Baseline

Southern California Edison

Contact
(800) 743-5000  
|  sdge.com

Info & Apply
CARE & FERA  |  Medical Baseline

PG&E

Contact
(800) 743-5000  
|  pge.com

Info & Apply
CARE & FERA  |  Medical Baseline

For additional information on consumer support programs visit:

California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)

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