Financial Assistance & COVID-19 Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many us financially and DCE is here to help. Whether you are a residential or commercial customer, there are many programs available to help you save. If your financial status has changed, you may be eligible for programs such as CARE (California Alternative Rates for Energy), FERA (Family Electric Rate Assistance) and Medical Baseline Allowance are available to Desert Community Energy customers through Southern California Edison (SCE). If you currently participate in CARE, FERA, or similar financial assistance programs, your status will not change when you're enrolled in Desert Community Energy. Customers on our Carbon Free plan can also save by opting down to the Desert Saver plan by clicking here or calling customer service at (855) 357-9240 Monday through Friday between 8 A.M. and 5 P.M. PST.

Please take look at the various financial assistance programs below to determine which are the best for you.

Monthly Discount Programs

Bill Payment Assistance Programs

Energy Savings Programs

COVID-19 Resources from the City of Palm Springs

Click here for COVID-19 updates and full list of resources from the City of Palm Springs.