The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps to pay for home heating costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households. It can also be used for electricity bills. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Minnesota Department of Commerce has increased crisis funding and extended applications for energy assistance allowing more Minnesota households to apply for assistance.
There’s a new option to help residential customers become more energy efficient and save on their energy bills. Home Energy Squad now offers virtual home energy visits, a cost-free service that complies with health and safety guidelines introduced during the COVID-19 outbreak.