Our response to COVID-19
We’ve made some changes due to COVID-19, including suspending service disconnections for residential and small business customers for nonpayment, and only continuing critical work needed to protect public safety and reduce the risk of wildfires. Learn more here. If you have recently lost your job, even if you are receiving unemployment benefits, you may qualify for a reduced energy rate through our CARE or FERA programs. Learn more.

Energy Savings Assistance Program

Are You Eligible for Free Appliances?

The Energy Savings Assistance program is designed to help you conserve energy and save money. Income-qualified customers may be eligible to receive energy-efficient appliances at no charge or a minimal charge.

  • In some instances, a copayment may be required.
  • If you qualify, we’ll cover the costs—including installation—of new energy-efficient appliances.
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Does Your Household Qualify?

To be eligible for the program, you must meet the qualifications:

  • Be a homeowner or renter who receives electric services through a residential meter
  • Have an active SCE service account
  • Meet the program eligibility requirements, including the installation requirements
  • Meet either of the qualifications listed below

You can easily see if your eligible. There are two ways to qualify:

Option 1: Public Assistance Programs

You can qualify for the ESA Program if you or someone in your home participates in at least one of the eligible public assistance programs listed below.
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • CalFresh/SNAP (Food Stamps)
  • CalWorks (TANF)/Tribal TANF
  • Head Start Income Eligible (Tribal Only)
  • LIHEAP
  • Medi-Cal/Medicaid
  • Medi-Cal for Families (Healthy Families A&B)
  • National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • WIC
 

You can also qualify if you meet the income guideline qualifications listed in the chart in Option 2.
 

Option 2: Household Income

Maximum Household Income
Effective From June 1, 2020, to May 31, 2021

Number of Persons in Household Total Combined Annual Income
1 - 2 Up to $34,480
3 Up to $43,440
4 Up to $52,400
5 Up to $61,360
6 Up to $70,320
7 Up to $79,280
8 Up to $88,240
Each additional person $8,960
Upper Limit Calculation = 250% of Federal Poverty Guidelines


 

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Other Helpful Resources

For more information please call 1-800-736-4777, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

This program is funded by California utility customers and administered by Southern California Edison under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.

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