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 48% on all electricity usage, with a maximum discount cap of $42 per month. The maximum discount includes a $11.50 discount on the $20 monthly system infrastructure fixed charge.
For customers with wells, the cap is increased to $54 per month.
EAPR customers are eligible for select, free product offers on SMUD Energy Store to help save energy and money.
Does your household qualify?
The chart below will help you determine if your household qualifies under EAPR income guidelines. For answers to common questions and to apply, download an application, or call 1-888-742-7683.
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EAPR income guidelines* (Effective August 1, 2017)
|Persons in Household||Monthly Income||Annual Income|
|Additional members (each)||$697||$8,360|
*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.
Other bill assistance
For more ways to receive help with your bills, please visit our Payment Assistance page.