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

We know that it can be difficult to cover all your expenses each month. That's why we offer CARE, the California Alternate Rates for Energy Program. It gives qualified households deep discounts on their energy bills. We care and want to help.

It's Fast and Easy to Sign Up

Step 1

Find out if you're eligible.

Residential Single-Family Customers
Number of Persons in HouseholdTotal Gross Annual Household Income**
1-2 $32,040 or less
3 $40,320 or less
4 $48,600 or less
5 $56,880 or less
6 $65,160 or less
7 $73,460 or less
8 $81,780 or less
9 $90,100 or less
10 $98,420 or less
Each additional person, add $8,320
Valid through May 31, 2017.
**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.


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