Cold Weather Shut-Off Protection:  The Minnesota Cold Weather Law provides that from October 1 through April 30 an electric cooperative cannot disconnect a residential consumer for non-payment if you meet certain conditions.  The conditions you must meet are outlined in the following conditions listed in the application for Shut-off Protection.



Apply online for Energy Assistance at Minnesota Commerce Department

Minnesota Department of Utilities – Cold Weather Rule

Cold Weather Rule Brochure

MN Statue 216B.097

Energy Assistance Program Link

RLEC Brochure