Energy Savings Assistance Program

Save energy and money

The Energy Savings Assistance Program is designed to help lower your monthly bill, while making your home more comfortable.

You may rent or own, and if you qualify, SDG&E’s authorized contractors will come to your home and may provide free:

  • New, energy-efficient lighting

  • Repair or replacement of doors and windows

  • Microwaves, water heaters*, refrigerators and high-efficiency clothes washers**

  • Insulation, weatherstripping and caulking to lower heating and cooling costs

*Replacement of water heaters is limited to home owners.

**Existing appliances must meet age requirements to qualify for replacement. Co-pay may be required for landlords who own appliances and pay tenant utility bill.

Or schedule an appointment
at 1-866-597-0597

Program Eligibility

Eligibility for the no cost energy efficient home improvement program and the energy bill discount program are based on income and household size or by your household participation in certain public assistance programs.

Public assistance programs that qualify

You may qualify based on you or a member of your household’s participation in one or more of the following programs:

  • Medicaid/Medi-Cal for Families A & B
  • CalFresh (Food Stamps) SNAP
  • Head Start Income Eligible (Tribal Only)
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
  • National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • CalWORKs (TANF) or Tribal TANF

Income levels that qualify

You may qualify based on household size and total current household income*=Total income of all persons living in your house, condo, apartment or mobile home.

Household Size Maximum Combined Annual Income Household Size

Maximum Combined Annual  Income

1-2 $32,480 6 $65,920
3 $40,840 7 $74,280
4 $49,200 8 $82,640
5 $57,560 Each additional member $8,360

Effective June 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018

* Total household income is all taxable and non-taxable revenues, from all household members, from whatever sources derived, including but not limited to: wages, salaries, interest, dividends, spousal and child support payments; public assistance payments, Social Security and pensions, rental income, income from self-employment, and all employment-related non-cash income.

If you are eligible for the Energy Savings Assistance Program, you are also eligible for a CARE savings of 30% or more on your monthly bill.


For more information call us at 1-800-411-7343.

  • Information for Contractors
    If you are interested in participating in the Energy Savings Assistance Program as an installation contractor, contact Irma DePratti at:
    • 1-858-650-4160 

    ​If you would like to submit information to be considered for future bids please visit our Vendor Portal.