The application period for energy vouchers for vulnerable households will open from 21 May to 31 December 2021.
Those who are elderly, handicapped, infants, pregnant women, people with severe, rare, and intractable diseases, and single-parent families under the National Basic Living Security Act are eligible to apply for the vouchers. The number of household members determines the amount of subsidy.
The budget for the program is KRW 113.9 billion for 2021 and will be allocated by the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy.
The application period for the 2022 energy voucher project is from May 25 to December 30. About 880,000 households are eligible for 2022 energy voucher support.