Southern California Edison California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) program 

 The Medical Baseline program offers an additional year-round baseline allocation of 16.5 kWh per day in addition to your applicable seasonal baseline and the baseline for your region. You can apply for additional kWh if you have a hardship case and need more. Certification by a doctor is required. 

 Offers income-qualified customers a discount of 20% or more off their monthly electric bill. Edison customers who are income-eligible can have energy-saving refrigerators installed and their old refrigerators will be taken out and properly disposed of. They can also have as many as five energy-saving compact fluorescent lamps delivered to their homes; evaporative coolers installed or replaced, and full air conditioning installation and window air conditioning services. About 10,000 customers receive services from this program every year. Its service area has grown from Los Angeles County to households as far north as Kern County.