California Alternate Rates for Energy Program Apply

California Alternate Rates for Energy Program

The California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE program) provides a 20% discount on monthly electric bills for qualifying households. To be eligible for CARE, customers must be full-time residents and their total household income must meet the income guidelines listed below:

*Guidelines effective from: June 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018

Number of persons in household Total yearly household income
1-2 $32,480
3 $40,840
4 $49,200
5 $57,560
6 $65,920
7 $74,280
8 $82,640
For each additional person in your household add $8,360.
*Includes current household income from all sources before deductions.

If you meet these guidelines, you can apply for the CARE program online or by downloading an application by selecting one of the following English - Spanish.