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SDG&E Provides $16 Million to Help Customers with Bill Assistance

SAN DIEGO, CA - SDG&E is funding a new $10 million program to support local nonprofit, community-based organizations (CBOs) that provide essential services to vulnerable customers. It is also increasing funding by $6 million for its Neighbor-to-Neighbor bill assistance program.

Additionally, to help its customers keep their energy costs down, SDG&E launched a new program for renters and owners of single-family homes. The Residential Energy Solutions (RES) program has no income restrictions. Eligible customers receive free products such as smart thermostats, low-flow showerheads, brushless fan motors, HVAC services like air duct testing and sealing - and more. SDG&E has contracted with Synergy Companies. Customers can request a home visit from an energy efficiency expert at or by calling (888)-272-8394. Visit for more information.

SDG&E offers other assistance programs:

LIHEAP - Utility bill help that ranges from a few hundred up to a few thousand dollars.

CARE - Customers can save 30% or more off their energy bill.

FERA - Customers can receive and 18% discount on their electricity bill.

ESA - No-cost energy-efficiency upgrades to income-qualified customers.

Golden States Rebates program - Incentives of $20 - $500 to buy high-efficiency water heaters, smart thermostats, or room air conditioners.

Arrearage Management Payment (AMP) Plan - Debt forgiveness for past due bills for CARE and FERA customers

To learn more about SDG&E's bill assistance programs, visit or


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