San Marcos Electric Utility (SMEU) program offers assistance twice a year. Assistance cannot be granted within 6 months of each other though. An application is required and the program runs from October through September, yearly. The application is three pages and ask basic questions like how many people live in your household or it asks for copies of your electric bill, etc. If you are struggling financial and live in this area this program might be right for you. More information can be obtained by calling (512) 878-2542 Ext. 33.