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, 2018 - May 31, 2019

Number of persons in household Total yearly household income
1-2 $32,920
3 $41,560
4 $50,200
5 $58,840
6 $67,480
7 $76,120
8 $84,760
For each additional person in your household add $8,640.
*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)
  • Compact Fluorescent 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