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Income Qualified Assistance Programs

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Family Electric Rate Assistance Program (FERA)

Families whose household income slightly exceeds the low-income energy program allowances will qualify to receive FERA discounts, which bills some of their electricity usage at a lower rate. FERA is available for customers of Southern California Edison, San Diego Gas and Electric Company, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Call your electric utility if your family qualifies.   Following are the income limits in effect from June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016:  


Household Size

200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines (CARE/ESAP)+$1

250% of Federal Poverty Guidelines (FERA)



















Each Additional Person




Please contact your utility company for more information on this program and other assistance programs:


Last Modified: 4/16/2015

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