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As a community-owned utility, we believe that everyone should have safe, reliable energy and water. To help make utility services more affordable for all customers, we offer a variety of income-based programs. You may qualify for bill assistance, free home energy audit, expanded rebates or loans for efficiency upgrades and other programs.
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EWEB offers $260 in bill assistance annually through our Customer Care Program. Qualification is based on your household income and the size of your household. View the income guidelines to see if you qualify for the program. Additional program information and exclusions can be found here.
Bill assistance funding is made available throughout the entire year. Each month, applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis until funds for that month have been fully allocated.
ECC funding has been allotted for February and the list is closed.
The application will reopen at 9am on Monday, March 2, 2020.
If you are unable to complete the online application, you may:
Fast Track Approval
Customers who qualify for Fast Track approval will typically see the $260 bill credit posted to their EWEB account within five business days. Call in applications do not qualify for Fast Track approval. Learn how to Fast Track your application.
EWEB's free Efficiency Education Program is available to customers who meet income guidelines or who are at risk for disconnection of services.
Free home energy audit: We will visit your home and evaluate it for energy and water efficiency, looking for opportunities to reduce your monthly utility bill, improve your home comfort and lower your carbon footprint. Customers participating in the Efficiency Education Program will receive a free kit with energy and water-saving products and basic emergency preparedness supplies.
To learn more and see if you qualify:
The best way to reduce your overall utility bill is to use less energy and water. Efficient appliances and weatherization upgrades can help. We make it easier for you to invest in efficiency products through our rebate and loan programs. Income-qualifying customers may be eligible for expanded rebates or loans to upgrade heating systems, insulation, windows and more. Qualification is based on your household income and the size of your household. View the income guidelines to see if you qualify for these programs.
|Product||Rebate||Zero Interest Loan|
|Ductless Heat Pump||Owner Occupied: $3,800
|Up to $4,000, plus $1,500 per additional head installed|
|Insulation||100 percent of eligible program costs||NA|
|Windows||Owner Occupied: $20/sq ft of glass
Rental: $10/sq ft of glass
|Up to $4,000|
|Heat Pump Water Heater||Owner Occupied: $1,700
|Up to $2,500|
|Water Leak Repair Assistance||100 percent of eligible costs||NA|
To learn about eligibility and other program requirements, follow links above to individual product pages, or contact us at email@example.com or 541-685-7088.
In addition to EWEB's Customer Care Program, you may also qualify for the federal LIHEAP program. LIHEAP provides financial assistance to limited income households for home heating and energy bills, and payments can be applied to electricity, gas, wood, pellets and propane. The LIHEAP program year begins the first working day of November. Funds are distributed on a monthly cycle until depleted.
To learn more about LIHEAP, visit the Lane County website.
There are times when we require a deposit prior to starting service. If you need help paying a deposit, please call our customer service department at 541-685-7000 to speak with someone about our deposit guarantor program.
Understanding how to read your bill is a good way to manage your electric and water usage.
Our Budget Billing program helps you balance the seasonal highs and lows to make your payments predictable each month.
We offer rebates, loans and tips to help you reduce your energy and water use in and around your home.