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SDG&E Can Help You Save Money For Gifts By Saving On Your Winter Energy Bills

This year's holiday season is different for all of us, especially with the coronavirus pandemic causing financial hardships for many individuals and families. If you are looking for ways to save money, you may benefit from one of SDG&E's assistance programs. You can apply online for these bill discount programs. Many people who previously weren't able to take advantage of these income-based programs may now qualify due to lost wages - even if they're receiving unemployment benefits.

These programs include:

California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Program: Save 30% or more every month on your bill. Find out if you qualify at

Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA) Program: If you don't qualify for CARE and your household has 3 or more people, you may qualify for FERA. You could receive an 18% discount on your electric use. Visit to learn more.

Energy Savings Assistance (ESA) Program: You may qualify to receive free energy-saving improvements for your home, such as new appliances like refrigerators, furnace repair, lighting, insulation and more. Find details at

Medical Baseline Allowance Program: If you need to use more energy to operate medical devices due to a qualifying medical condition, you may qualify for a discount on your SDG&E bill. Ge more information at

Online applications are easy, fast and convenient. To learn more, visit Start 2021 with more affordable energy bills!


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