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That’s a great question: Bill help

Glad you asked. Read our answer.

Q. I’m having trouble making ends meet. Can I get help paying my electric bill?

A. We’re glad you asked, because we care about keeping you connected. Yes, you may be able to get help through a bill-payment assistance program. Here’s what you need to know:

  • You apply through local community social service organizations.
  • The money comes from a variety of sources and is administered through federal, state and charitable programs.
  • You must meet income guidelines, and funding is limited.

Learn how to apply for bill-payment assistance.

To connect with local resources, you can also visit, call 211, or text your ZIP code to 898211.

Other ways we can help

If you fall behind on your PGE bill, contact us so we can work together on a solution. There may be payment terms that can help you catch up.

If your monthly cash flow is an issue, consider Preferred Due Date. With this convenient billing option, you can choose a due date for your PGE bill that works best for you.