Find and Compare Electric Rates in Your Area

To see what rates your utility and a community choice aggregator (CCAs) may offer:

  1. enter your zip code or county or city; AND
  2. select the type of electric rate you are interested in:
    • Residential (most commonly chosen),
    • CARE (consumer discount program), or
    • EV (for electric vehicle charging rates with a separate meter).

List of California Electric Power Providers

Community Choice Aggregators

Investor-Owned Utilities

Support and Contact

Telephone: 1 (866) 849-8390
Address: Public Advisor's Office – CPUC
505 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102


Consumer Programs

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California Alternative Rates for Energy (CARE)/ Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA) Programs 
The CARE discount is a monthly discount of 20-35% for electric bills for income-qualified utility and CCA customers.
The FERA discount is a monthly discount of 18% applied to electric bills for income-qualified utility and CCA customers.

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Medical Baseline Rate Program
For utility and CCA customers, Medical Baseline ensures a set amount of electricity at the lowest monthly discounted rate for residential customers, who have qualifying energy needs due to medical conditions.

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Utility Company Emergency Assistance
Some electric utilities offer cash assistance and special payment plans to consumers facing financial hardship.

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Prepare for Power Down
Utility and CCA customers living in high fire threat areas can prepare for and/or navigate public safety power shutoffs using the programs and resources centralized here.

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Customize Your Cost Savings
Shop top energy-efficient products, pick rebates, and customize programs for your home energy needs.
PG&E area Home Energy Guide (includes Product Cost-Comparison, Rebates, and Programs) | SCE area Home Energy GuideProduct Cost-ComparisonRebates, and Programs) | SDG&E area Rebates


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Energy Savings Assistance Program (ESA)
ESA provides no-cost weatherization services for renters and homeowners, who income-qualify for CARE, for utility and CCA customers alike. The services offered include energy-efficient refrigerators, energy-efficient furnaces, attic insulation, and low-flow showerheads among others.


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Energy Efficiency Programs
All customers may check their local utility’s website for residential or commercial energy efficiency programs to reduce costs from audit to implementation.Pacific Gas & Electric | Southern California Edison | San Diego Gas & Electric | PacifiCorp | Liberty Utilities | Bear Valley Electric | Southern California Gas | Southwest Gas | Alpine Natural Gas | West Coast Gas (CARE only)

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Mobilehome Park Utility Conversion Program 
A statewide effort to upgrade existing gas and electrical systems at mobilehome parks. Program benefits include installing individual meters and offering cost savings and energy efficiency programs to decrease upgrade costs.

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Water Company Assistance
Depending on your household income, you may qualify for discounted water services.

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California LifeLine
Provides discounted home phone and cell phone services to qualified households.

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California Teleconnect Fund (CTF)
50% discount to qualifying K–12 schools, libraries, community colleges, government-owned hospitals and health clinics, community-based organizations, and community-based healthcare organizations.

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Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP)
Provides assistive telecommunications equipment, speech-generating devices, and relay services to consumers with hearing, vision, speech, cognitive, and mobility disabilities.