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Energy Assistance Program
The Valdez City Council approved a 2015 Energy Assistance Program to help local residents relieve some of the energy costs this winter. The program offers an energy credit of $550.00 per household that can be applied to either a residential electric account, a residential fuel oil account, or one half to each account. The program is voluntary and requires pre-registration to be considered.

Registration
  • Register at City Hall November 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014 between 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday
  • Extended hours until 7:30pm on November 10, November 19, December 1 and December 17, 2014
  • Registration ends at the close of business on December 31, 2014
  • Registration forms are available at City Hall and can be downloaded from this webpage
  • Verification of local residency will be required during registration, so please bring along a valid ID and a recent utility bill or other documentation proving residence at the address for where the energy credit is to be applied.
  • Eligible households may register via US Mail as long as all required documentation is attached to a notarized registration form and all information is received in City Hall by December 31, 2014.
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Eligibility requirements

  • Only one credit will be applied per residential dwelling.
  • For a residence to qualify it must be the primary residence of the individual applying for the credit; there must be an active electric or fuel oil account associated with this residence in the name of the individual applying for the credit; it must be physically located within the city limits of Valdez; and no other person may apply for an energy credit for the same dwelling.
  • Business and commercial users are not eligible. 
  • Participants will be required to completely fill out and sign a registration form with all required information; their signature certifying to their local residency and agreeing to indemnify the city against any action or consequence resulting from the program. 

Program Details

  • Following registration the city will issue payment directly to each of the three providers (the two fuel companies and the electric cooperative); along with a list of account numbers indicating where the credits are to be applied. 
  • The city will take advantage of the registration process to request other data which will enable the city to better serve the residents of Valdez.
  • For more details on the program, please call City Hall at 835-4313