San Diego Gas & Electric

Low-Income Rate Assistance

  • CARE
    Through the California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) program eligible customers receive a 20 percent discount on electric and natural gas bills. See CARE income guidelines.
  • Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA)
    For qualified households with three or more persons, this program provides a discount on electricity costs once your energy usage reaches certain levels.
  • Medical Allowance

Low-Income Energy Efficiency

  • Energy Savings Assistance Program
    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. Both homeowners and renters can participate in this program. Apply online or schedule an appointment at 866-597-0597.

Emergency Charitable Assistance

  • Neighbor to Neighbor
    Subsidized by SDG&E shareholders and employees, the program helps customers who do not qualify for any other assistance programs but can't pay their SDG&E bill due to temporary financial hardship such as temporary unemployment or a serious family illness.