Project EASE

Alameda Municipal Power's (AMP) Project EASE (Energy Assistance through Supportive Efforts) provides short-term emergency assistance to residential customers who are unable to pay their electric bill and are at risk of having their power turned off.

Household Eligibility

To receive short-term assistance, you must have received a notification of overdue payment from AMP. Eligibility for Project EASE is based on the customer’s gross income level and household size. The chart below will help you determine if you qualify.

Household SizeMonthly IncomeAnnual Income
1$3,617$43,400
2$4,133$49,600
3$4,650$55,800
4$5,163$61,950
5$5,579$66,950
6$5,992$71,900
7$6,404$76,850
8$6,817$81,800


Supporting Documentation

To demonstrate eligibility, you will need to show proof of income for all adults permanently residing in the household and provide supporting documentation.

Documentation may include:

  • CalFresh (food stamps)
  • CalWorks (cash aid)
  • General Assistance
  • Individual Retirement Account (IRA)/annuities
  • Retirement/Pension
  • Spousal/Child Support
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)/Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)/Social Security Administration (SSA)
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Veteran's Benefits
  • W-2s 
  • Wages and/or income from self-employment
  • Worker's Compensation

You will also need to show proof of identification for all adults and children under the age of 18 who are living in the house full time. Driver's license must show service address or you will be required to submit a lease agreement, mortgage statement or property title.

Project EASE Application Form

Download the Project Ease Application Form...