Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Low-Income Rate Assistance
- Energy Assistance Program Rate (EAPR)
Qualified customers that participate in EAPR will have discounts of 40% on all electricity usage, with a maximum discount cap of $49 per month. The maximum discount includes a $9.50 discount on the $16 monthly system infrastructure fixed charge. Applications are available on the website or call 1-888-742-7683.
- Medical Equipment Discount Rate (MED)
To qualify for the $15 monthly MED Rate discount, a full-time resident of your household must have a medical requirement certified by a qualified health professional, which is defined as a licensed Doctor of Medicine, Osteopath, Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, or Physician’s Assistant. The MED Rate covers:
- In-home dialysis cycler
- Electric wheelchair
- Oxygen concentrator
- Extraordinary heating or air-conditioning needs for people with conditions such as paraplegia, quadriplegia or multiple sclerosis.
Emergency Charitable Assistance
Donated funds are distributed to customers in need through four charities, The Salvation Army, Sacramento Food Bank Services, Travelers Aid and Folsom Cordova Community Partnership. Qualified recipients can receive assistance of up to $200 a year toward unpaid balances on their SMUD bill.
Contact EnergyHELP at EnergyHELP@smud.org.