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Duke-Progress Energy Assistance Programs for the Winter MonthsDuke-Progress Energy Assistance Programs for the Winter Months
Duke Energy Assistance Programs for the Winter Months
Duke Energy sponsors or supports two programs to assist customers who may need assistance with their power bills or energy efficiency during the winter months
Share the Warmth (STW)
Provides financial assistance for heating bills during the winter season for low income families within the Duke Energy service territory in the Carolinas.
Helping Home Fund –
Duke Energy’s Helping Home Fund offers free assistance for income-qualified customers to make their homes more energy efficient. Eligible customers receive a complete home energy assessment and assistance to help save energy bills. This may include health and safety repairs; appliance replacement (refrigerators, washing machines and room air conditioners); heating and cooling system repair (up to $600) and heating and cooling system replacement.
Qualification to participate in Duke Energy’s Helping Home Fund does not guarantee a customer’s receipt of any funding for home improvements but is strictly contingent upon appropriate funding availability.
- Applicant must be a North Carolina Duke Energy customer with an active account, and
- Have household income that’s at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
Duke Energy’s Helping Home Fund is administered by the North Carolina Community Action Association. The program is available to owner- and renter-occupied residences and to apartment dwellings with owner approval.