Latest Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Stories

2014-06-16 16:21:21

PSE&G urges all eligible customers to apply by June 30 NEWARK, N.J., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSE&G is reminding its customers that Monday, June 30, is the deadline to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120830/MM62627LOGO The LIHEAP program helps pay heating costs and, in some circumstances, medically necessary cooling expenses. PSE&G customers who meet the guidelines for LIHEAP typically receive...

2014-06-04 20:21:02

Increased Income Guidelines Expand Eligibility LOS ANGELES, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) customer Consuelo Torres, a single mother of two girls in Lennox, Calif., says she is grateful that the company, along with the Maravilla Foundation, replaced the original heater in her 1935 home during a cold spell earlier this year. Keith Barton, another SoCalGas customer, also had work done in his North Hollywood, Calif., home. They took part in the Energy Savings...

2014-04-28 12:24:29

PSE&G urges all eligible customers to apply by June 30 NEWARK, N.J., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSE&G is alerting its customers that there is still time to apply for help paying winter heating bills. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120830/MM62627LOGO The deadline to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been extended until Monday, June 30. The program helps pay heating costs and, in some circumstances, medically necessary cooling...

2014-03-25 12:23:04

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced today that Pennsylvanians struggling to pay home heating bills will have extra time, through April 18, to apply for financial help through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The federally-funded program was slated to end April 4, but the state's efficient management of the program has enabled an extension through April 18. "Pennsylvania has had a difficult winter, and...

2014-02-26 12:21:29

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing a significant uptick in extreme weather conditions over the past year eighteen major city Mayors from across the country, including St. Louis, Los Angeles, Boston and Philadelphia, wrote President Obama requesting that he include at least $4.7 billion in funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in his FY2015 budget. Mayors across the country recognize the necessity of LIHEAP in providing crucial...

2014-02-25 08:23:39

JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With income tax preparation season in full swing, Consumers Energy is helping raise awareness among income qualified Michigan residents that help with heating bills may be available through a Michigan Home Heating Credit and federal Earned Income Credit. The Home Heating Credit can be used for all types of primary heating fuel, including natural gas, propane and purchased firewood. Renters may also qualify for the credit. Even if...

2014-01-29 12:23:04

Other Payment Assistance Programs Now Accepting Applications NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSE&G wants customers to know that a new grant is available to help moderate-income customers who are behind with their PSE&G bill. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120830/MM62627LOGO ) The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) provided funding this year to the Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA) for the new grant known as Payment Assistance Gas and Electric (PAGE)....

2014-01-28 16:21:21

Utility also offers financial assistance to customers in need CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the record cold temperatures in northern Illinois, ComEd has taken extra steps to ensure the electrical system is functioning as effectively as possible to meet the extraordinary needs of customers during this period. "ComEd understands the impact a loss of electrical service can have on customers - especially with the extreme weather that can also place stress on the system," said...

2014-01-09 16:21:51

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliant Energy announced today it is making a donation of $3 million to its Hometown Care Energy Fund, which helps income-eligible customers across Alliant Energy's service area keep up with heating costs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020405/LNTLOGO) Temperatures in December and January have been among the coldest in recent years. "While cold weather contributes to higher heating bills for everyone, it places an additional...

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