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Customer Affordability of Residential Electricity (CARE) Affordability Discount Application

Minnesota Power’s Customer Affordability of Residential Electricity (CARE) program offers income-qualified households a discount on monthly electric bills.

You must sign and complete this form in full to apply for this program.

NOTE: You must have applied and qualified for Minnesota's Energy Assistance Program (EAP) for the current federal fiscal year (Starting Oct 1), this heating season in order for your CARE application to be processed. If you have not already done this, you can find more information here and submit your CARE application after you receive your EAP approval notice.
This question requires a valid email address.
Your account number can be found in the upper left corner of your bill. We cannot process your application without your account number. If you do not know your account number, call us at 1-800-228-4966
14. Do you own or rent your home? *This question is required.
15. Check the box that best describes your home: *This question is required.

Adult listed on the Minnesota Power account must sign below.
16. Signature: *This question is required.
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By signing this document, I am giving Minnesota Power permission to obtain information about me and I am agreeing to the following:
  • I agree that I have received/qualified for Energy Assistance for the current Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) federal fiscal year, this heating season.  
  • I agree to allow Minnesota Power to use payment information in the evaluation of the program.  
  • I understand I must make my monthly bill payment in order to stay in the program and to prevent service disconnection.
  • I agree to notify Minnesota Power if there are changes in my income, household size or if I move, and I agree to provide Minnesota Power income verification documentation if requested.
  •  I agree to allow Minnesota Power to share any of the above information with other organizations that provide energy assistance, conservation and other services.
This question requires a valid date format of MM/DD/YYYY.
For CARE Program questions call 218-355-3500. For account, billing or payment questions, call 1-800-228-4966.