Cleco customers have until the end of May to apply to receive Cleco’s Alternative Rate for Electricity (CARE) discount this summer. The rate offers qualified low-income customers a 25 percent discount on the fuel portion of Cleco bills during the months of July, August and September.


Cleco customers have until the end of May to apply to receive Cleco’s Alternative Rate for Electricity (CARE) discount this summer. The rate offers qualified low-income customers a 25 percent discount on the fuel portion of Cleco bills during the months of July, August and September.
Customers must meet income guidelines to qualify for the reduced rate. Income guidelines are the same as those used for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Cleco customers must fill out an application to qualify for the discount. Area community action agencies are taking CARE applications, and Cleco customers must apply at one of the agencies to qualify for the CARE discount this summer.