SDG&E offers several Assistance Programs to help lower your monthly energy bill while making your home comfortable.


  1. California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) ( Save 30% or more every month on your bill. Eligibility is based on participation in certain public assistance programs, or household income and how many people live in your home.

  2. Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA) ( If you don’t qualify for CARE, you may for FERA. You could receive a 12% discount on your energy bill. FERA is only open to households with three or more people.

  3. Medical Baseline ( This program has helped over 30,000 people, who have a qualifying medical need or medical device, to lower their energy costs.

  4. Energy Savings Assistance (ESA) ( You may qualify for free energy-saving improvements to your apartment, condo, house or mobile home. Depending on your home, you may receive lighting, furnace repair, weather-stripping, attic insulation, and select appliances like a refrigerator.

    For details on any of these programs, visit, call 1.800.411.7343 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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