BVES is committed to helping its customers manage their energy use and save money. The Energy Savings Assistance Program (ESA), offered to income qualified customers, provides energy-saving improvements at no charge. Program Participants must live in a house, mobile home or apartment and must meet the following income guidelines:

*Guidelines effective from: June 1, 2019 - May 31, 2020

Number of persons in household Total yearly household income
1-2 $33,820
3 $42,660
4 $51,500
5 $60,340
6 $69,180
7 $78,020
8 $86,860
For each additional person in your household add $8,840.
*Includes current household income from all sources before deductions.

To apply for the ESA program, send an email to or contact our office during normal business hours at 1-800-808-BVES (2837).

Qualified customers may receive the following energy saving improvements:

  • Energy Efficient Refrigerator (mfr. year 1998 or before)
  • LED Lighting
  • Low Flow Showerheads
  • Faucet Aerators
  • Insulation
  • Weather Stripping
  • Caulking

Please note – some improvements are available only to customers using electric space and/or electric water heating