ENERGY BILL SAVINGS
Several savings programs and discounts exist for Santa Monica seniors.
Santa Monica Utility Users Tax Exemption
An exemption for the 10% utility users tax for low-income seniors over the age of 62 and low-income individuals with disabilities. Contact WISE & Healthy Aging to apply.
Address: 1527 Fourth St, 2nd Floor, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Santa Monica Utility Fee Waiver
Low-income customers may qualify for a waiver of the fixed bimonthly fee portion of the City's water and wastewater bill. To apply contact the City of Santa Monica's Utilities Division.
Address: 1717 Fourth St, Room 150, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Southern California Edison CARE Program
Eligible participants receive a 20% discount on monthly electric rates through the California Alternative Rates for Energy, or CARE, program. Eligibility is based on family size and income. To apply contact Southern California Edison.
Southern California Edison MBA Program
Disabled individuals requiring regular use of electronically-operated life support equipment may qualify for the Medical Baseline Allocation (MBA) program. To apply contact Southern California Edison.
Southern California Gas Company CARE Program
Eligible customers receive a 20% discount on monthly gas rates through the California Alternative Rates for Energy (CARE) program. Eligibility is based on family size and income. There is an additional $15 discount on service establishment charges for qualification within 90 days of service establishment. Contact Southern California Gas Company to apply.
Southern California Gas Company Energy Savings Assistance Program
No-cost energy saving home improvements and furnace repair or replacement for limited-income renters and homeowners. Services may include attic insualtion, caulking, door weather-stripping, low flow showerheads, water heater blankets, evaporative cooler covers and A/C covers, switch and outlet gaskets and covers, pipe insulation, faucet aerators, minor repairs to exterior doors and/or windows, energy education, furnace repair or replacement and more! Contact Southern California Gas Company to apply.