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The following entities for energy include:

  1. Federal
  2. State
  3. Energy Programs (city/county/statewide)


FEDERAL:


The National Energy Information Center (NEIC), a branch of the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the independent statistical and analytical agency within the United States Department of Energy, provides information on energy production, disposition, reserves, historical data, forecasts, and analyses for coal, electricity, gas, oil, nuclear, and alternate fuels.

National Energy Information Center, EI-30

Energy Information Administration

US Department of Energy

Washington, DC 20585

(202) 586-8800

Consumers may request selected EIA energy publications free of charge. The NEIC also sells EIA publications in hard copy and microfiche form, and models and databases on diskette and magnetic tape.


STATE:

The California Energy Commission, a statutorily created commission which functions under the Governor, is responsible for five basic areas: forecasting future statewide electricity needs; licensing power plants to meet those needs; promoting energy conservation; developing renewable energy resources and alternative energy technologies and planning for and directing state response to energy emergencies. The Commission is responsible for regulations on an electric vehicle's power supply.


California Energy Commission

1516 Ninth Street

Sacramento, CA 95814-5512

(916) 654-4287

www.energy.ca.gov


Mailing Address:

1516 Ninth Street, MS-29

Sacramento, CA 95814-5512


Energy Standards Hotline

(800) 772-3300

Energy representatives provide technical assistance on energy standards for residential and nonresidential buildings constructed in California and major appliances sold in California.


ENERGY PROGRAMS:


The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program that helps low-income house-holds pay their energy bill. Eligibility is based on the household's total monthly income.

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)(866) 675-6623

(916) 327-5318 (TDD)


The California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) is a reduced rate program for low-income house-holds that provides a 15% monthly discount on gas and electric charges for Pacific Gas and Electric Company customers.

California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) (800) 743-5000 www.pge.com/care


Consumers can check with their local utility company for information on Energy Assistance programs in their area.



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