For Immediate Release
LANDING, N.J. (April 8, 2016) - Atlantic City Electric reminds customers they have numerous options to
apply for energy assistance if they are having difficulty paying their energy
bills. Registration for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
(LIHEAP) expires on April 30.
"In New Jersey, we
are fortunate to have a wide range of programs that offer our customers
financial assistance with their energy bills," said Alita Corbett, customer and
community relations manager, Atlantic City Electric. "Through continued
community outreach, we encourage residents to take advantage of the available programs
offered through the state."
income energy assistance programs include:
Moderate income energy
assistance programs include:
In addition, senior
citizens and disabled adults can take advantage of Lifeline, a
utility assistance program that offers $225 to persons who meet certain income
guidelines. This benefit includes utility customers as well as tenants whose
utility bills are included in their rent. For more information about Lifeline,
Electric partners with community-based organizations and social service
agencies throughout New Jersey to ensure that low-income and at-risk customers
know about the federal dollars available to help them with their utility bills.
Customers can also
contact Atlantic City Electric's Customer Care Center at 1-800-642-3780 and ask about Budget Billing or register for My Account, a web-based
interactive tool that provides customers with a detailed analysis of their
specific electric use and offers ways to save energy and save money on their
monthly energy bill.
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