The Energy Assistance Program Rate (EAPR) offers our eligible low-income customers a discount on their monthly energy costs.
Qualified customers that participate in EAPR will have discounts of 40% on all electricity usage, with a maximum discount cap of $49 per month. The maximum discount includes a $9.50 discount on the $16 monthly system infrastructure fixed charge.
For customers with wells, the cap is increased to $61 per month.
Does your household qualify?
The chart below will help you determine if your household qualifies under EAPR income guidelines. Download an application* or call 1-888-742-SMUD (7683).
You can also download the FAQ sheet.
EAPR income guidelines* (effective June 1, 2014)
|Persons in Household||Monthly Income||Annual Income|
|1 - 2||$2,622||$31,460|
|Additional members (each)||$677||$8,120|
*Households are eligible for the discounted rate if their income doesn’t exceed 200 percent of the federal poverty level. These figures reflect that percentage.
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