Generator Grant Program

The Generator Grant Program provides a no-cost, portable power station (backup battery) to customers who are medically vulnerable and energy dependent. Eligible customers must also live in areas with elevated wildfire threat and have experienced a previous Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) occurance. The program also includes customer education and guidance on the use of a power station unit

The 2023 Generator Grant Program is now active. If you meet the Eligibility Requirements below and have not received a notification letter in the mail (between the months of July-September), you may complete the online Interest Form below to be notified if your household qualifies to participate. Please ensure your contact information is up to date by logging into My Account or calling 1-800-411-7343. 


Eligibility Requirements for the Generator Grant Program:

  • You must be a current residential SDG&E electric customer.
  • You must reside in a High Fire Threat District (HFTD) Tier 2 or Tier 3 and have experienced at least one PSPS outage in 2019-2021.
  • You must be enrolled in the Medical Baseline Program  or self-identify as an individual with a qualifying access or functional need (AFN). Please visit our AFN web page for more information.
  • You must not have already participated in this program in a previous year.

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in participating in the 2023 program, please complete the online form by clicking the button below. Program staff will communicate eligibility results and participation information to qualified customers.

Click Here for Interest Form

Richard Heath & Associates (RHA) will enroll eligible customers in the program, coordinate delivery of the power station units to enrolled customers, and teach customers how to use their units during a PSPS event or other type of power outage.

For questions about this program, email [email protected].

For more information on wildfire safety and preparedness, visit our Wildfire Safety page.