PSREC Winter Rate Assistance Program

Encouraging energy conservation in low-income households

PSREC is still taking applications for the Winter Rate Assistance Program.

Once approved you can receive a discount on your kilowatt-hour rate during the heating season.

This program is available to PSREC income-qualified members for electric service at their permanent residence in Plumas, Sierra, Lassen and Washoe counties. Income qualifications and restrictions apply.

Call today for an application and program details, 530-832-4261 ext. 6047 or access the information at our Low Income Assistance page.

WRAP Income Requirements

Number in Household Maximum Annual Income*
1–2 $31,020
3 $39,060
4 $47,100
5 $55,140
6 $63,180

*Income levels are based on 190% of the federal poverty level and are subject to change each year. For each additional household member, add $8,040 a year. Proof of income must be current to within six weeks from the application date.

Resources for Additional Assistance and Emergency Programs

Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance and Weatherization Assistance Resources

Worried about high energy bills this winter? You may qualify for heating assistance or home weatherization assistance. Contact your local agency for more information and applications.

Plumas and Sierra Counties

Plumas County Community Development Commission

Lassen County

Lassen Economic Development Corporation

Washoe County

Nevada Home Energy Assistance Program

Personal Crisis and Emergency Assistance Resources

Have you experienced a crisis and need immediate assistance? Please contact the following organizations to find out if help is available. Be sure to communicate with PSREC staff to find out if you can make payment arrangements to ensure your electricity is not disconnected.

Plumas County

Plumas Crisis and Intervention

Portola Family Resource Center

Lassen County

Fort Sage Family Resource Center

The Salvation Army Social Service Center

Sierra County

Sierra County Family Resource Center

Washoe County

Nevada Home Energy Assistance Crisis Intervention Program