Save 30%* or More on Your PG&E Bill *Gas and electricity customers can save at least 30 percent while gas-only customers can save at least 20 percent.

The CARE Program Offers You Significant Discounts on Gas and Electricity

Improving the energy efficiency of a home can significantly reduce energy bills. Not everyone, however, can afford to make these updates. That is why we offer the Energy Savings Assistance Program. It provides qualified customers with energy-saving improvements at no charge.

It's Fast and Easy to Sign Up

Step 1

Find out if you're eligible.

Residential Single-Family Customers
Number of Persons in Household Total Gross Annual Household Income**
1-2 $31,460 or less
3 $39,580 or less
4 $47,700 or less
5 $55,820 or less
6 $63,940 or less
7 $72,060 or less
8 $80,180 or less
Each additional person, add $8,120
Valid through May 31, 2015.
**Before taxes based on current income sources.

CARE is also available to the following PG&E customers:
Tenants of Sub-Metered Residential Facilities

Qualified Non-Profit Group Living Facilities

Agricultural Employee Housing Facilities

Migrant Farm Worker Housing Facilities

Step 2


It only takes a few minutes to fill out the online application. No proof of income is necessary and your answers will remain confidential.

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You can also apply through the mail.
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Step 3

Start saving!

Once your application has been approved, you’ll begin receiving your monthly discount within two billing cycles.


CARE Resources

  • Need Help?
    If you have questions or need assistance filling out the application, please email us at or call 1-866-743-2273.
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