Learn how long the discount lasts, when to apply and other important information.
The discount is applied for two years. About three months before the discount expires, PG&E sends a letter and an application. If you still qualify under the current program guidelines at that time, you can reapply.
Proof of income is not required during the application process. However, we may randomly select you to provide income proof, later.
Your FERA discount will apply after one full billing cycle.
The phrase FERA Discount appears on the first page of your bill, under the heading, Your Enrolled Programs. The FERA Discount is also listed on the Details of Electric Charges section of your bill.
No, each family must have a separate meter to receive the FERA discount.
We encourage families to reapply whenever an income situation changes. FERA income guidelines change in June of each year.
No, you may only participate in one of the two programs at any given time. You can apply for FERA when your income meets the FERA income guidelines.
No, you may only participate in one of the two programs at any given time. You can apply for CARE when your income meets the CARE income guidelines.