Energy is essential. It’s something we all need. With our Income-Qualified Bill Discount program, you can get a monthly discount of up to 60% off your energy use. Find out if you qualify and apply today – it’s super easy.
Our Income-Qualified Bill Discount program provides ongoing, monthly help with your PGE bill that’s in addition to any other assistance you may be getting from us or other agencies. Depending on your annual household income and household size, your monthly discount could be between 15 and 60%. We won’t require any financial documents from you to apply. We’ll only need to know your household size and average gross annual household income.
A simple and easy way to get up to 60% discount off your energy use.
This ongoing, monthly discount will be in addition to any energy assistance you may be receiving.
Have your household size and average annual income numbers handy when you apply, but no financial documents are required.
Enrollment is available to qualifying residential PGE customers.
Eligibility is based on your household size and the average annual gross income for all members of your household 18 years and older combined.
Gross income means your income before taxes.
If you’ve received energy assistance in the past, it’s likely you qualify.
For hourly workers, take your hourly wage and multiply that by the average hours worked weekly. Then multiply that number by 52 (weeks per year) to get your annual gross income (before taxes).
$13.50 (hourly rate) x 40 (average hours worked per week) = $540
$540 x 52 (weeks per year) = $28,080 (This is your annual gross income)
In case your household income changes from month to month, take your combined income from the last month and multiply it by 12 to calculate your average gross annual household income.
If you have any questions about calculating your income, requirements of the program, or need help applying, give us a call at 503-228-6322. We’re here to help.
Applying only takes a few minutes. Just fill out our simple online form or give us a call at 503-228-6322 and one of our Customer Service Advisors will walk you through it.
Still have a few questions or don't quite know what to ask? We get it! That's why PGE employees are available to speak at your business, community or school event about our Income-Qualified Bill Discount program. We can even enroll qualified customers at in-person events. Let's get started.
Here’s some answers to the most frequently asked ones.