Minnesota's Cold Weather Rule will take effect Oct. 15Minnesota’s Cold Weather Rule will go into effect Monday.
Minnesota’s Cold Weather Rule will go into effect Monday. Under the rule, income eligible residential energy customers are protected from service disconnection from Oct. 15 through April 15 provided the disconnection would affect the customer’s primary heating source.
The rule is meant to help customers who may have trouble paying energy bills. Xcel Energy said eligible customers must commit to a monthly payment not to exceed 10 percent of the household income.
For more information, call Xcel Energy’s 24-hour residential customer service line at 1-800-895-4999.