Energy Shut-off Protection

Energy Assistance Program

The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay home heating costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households.  If you need assistance and are inquiring about qualifications, contact:

Cold Weather Shut-Off Protection

The Minnesota Cold Weather Law provides that from October 15 through April 15 an electric utility cannot disconnect a residential consumer for non-payment if you meet certain conditions.

Cold Weather Rule brochure

Military Shut-Off Protection

Minnesota’s electric cooperatives must not disconnect the utility service of a residential customer if a member of the household has been issued order into active duty, for deployment, or for a permanent change in duty station during, the period of active duty, deployments, or change in duty station if residential costumer meets criteria set forth in Minnesota Statue 325E.027 Utility Payment

Military Protection Document