Weatherization Assistance

Free help with weatherization if you qualify

There’s great ways to save money on your energy bill. Everything from our free Peak Time Rebates program to efficient products you can find in the PGE Marketplace. But when it comes to saving money through weatherization, what if you’re not the DIY type?

Weatherization steps — such as adding insulation, reducing unwanted air leaks or improving your heating system — can help save energy, control energy bills and keep your home warm and cozy. But, what if there’s no room in your budget?

Help is available! If you meet the income guidelines below, you might be able to get someone else to do the work – for FREE – even if you are renting (be sure to coordinate with your landlord). If you qualify, your local Community Action Agency can connect you with someone who can help with insulation, furnace repair, heating duct improvements, and more.

Income guidelines

200% of Federal Poverty Level by Household Size

As of July 1, 2022

Poverty Income Guidelines - Source: USDOE

Size of family unit

1

Annual gross income

$27,180

Monthly gross income

$2,265.00

Size of family unit

2

Annual gross income

$36,620

Monthly gross income

$3,051.66

Size of family unit

3

Annual gross income

$46,060

Monthly gross income

$3,838.33

Size of family unit

4

Annual gross income

$55,500

Monthly gross income

$4,625.00

Size of family unit

5

Annual gross income

$64,940

Monthly gross income

$5,411.66

Size of family unit

6

Annual gross income

$74,380

Monthly gross income

$6,198.33

Size of family unit

7

Annual gross income

$83,820

Monthly gross income

$6,985.00

Size of family unit

8

Annual gross income

$93,260

Monthly gross income

$7,771.66

Size of family unit

9

Annual gross income

$102,700

Monthly gross income

$8,558.33

Size of family unit

10

Annual gross income

$112,140

Monthly gross income

$9,345.00

Size of family unit

11

Annual gross income

$121,580

Monthly gross income

$10,131.66

Size of family unit

12

Annual gross income

$131,020

Monthly gross income

$10,918.33

Size of family unit

Each Additional Member

Annual gross income

$9,440

Monthly gross income

$786.66

I don’t qualify – now what?

If you earn too much to qualify for weatherization assistance, you may be able to participate in the Savings Within Reach program from Energy Trust of Oregon http://energytrust.org/.

I need more time to pay my bill.

We get it. Sometimes you just need a little extra time. Request a payment extension online or give us a call at 800-542-8818.

Need help paying your bill?

You may be eligible for financial assistance through your local Community Action Agency. PGE also offers a monthly bill discount on your energy use based on your household income. Or, you can call our Customer Service team at 503-228-6322 to learn about your options.

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