Helping our income-qualified customers save energy and money
Home Energy Squad
This natural gas and electric energy efficiency program is for you, whether you own or rent your home. You start with a free virtual visit (or phone visit), then receive a home visit that meets your needs and may include direct installation of low-cost energy efficiency measures. The home visit is free for low-income customers. (Home Energy Squad is delivered by Center for Energy and Environment (CEE).) To participate: call 651-328-6220
Home Energy Squad
Provides a free home energy assessment to determine ways to improve homeowners’ comfort and energy efficiency. Measures installed at no cost to income-qualified homeowners or renters may include: free attic and wall insulation, sealing of air leaks, plus repair or replacement of natural gas furnace (or boiler) and water heater. Services are provided through local agencies. Income Guidelines: Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Income Guidelines
Community action partnership information
Offers incentives for energy-saving improvements made by owners of one- to four-unit dwellings that house income-eligible renters. This shared-cost model provides a free energy audit and pays 50 percent of the cost for qualifying installed weatherization upgrades and high efficiency equipment replacements. Services are provided through our program partner, Energy Cents Coalition.
Energy Cents Coalition website
Terms and conditions apply for all income eligible energy efficiency programs. See each program for details.
Payment assistant programs
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
This federally funded program helps pay heating costs for eligible customers.
Learn more about LIHEAP
Gas Affordability Program (GAP)
CenterPoint Energy offers this program to help income-qualified Minnesota customers.
Learn more about GAP
United Way 2-1-1
CenterPoint Energy is a proud sponsor of the United Way and they can provide additional support. United Way 2-1-1 provides free and confidential health and human services for people in Minnesota.
- Call 2-1-1
- Toll Free: 800-543-7709
- Text your zip code to 898-211*
- Visit the website: 211.UnitedWay.org