Need help with your electric bill? Here’s how

(WTHI Photo) Funding still available for WICAA energy assistance program.
(WTHI Photo) Funding still available for WICAA energy assistance program.

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – You may notice a jump in your energy bill as winter settles in, but you can get help covering the cost.

Indiana Duke Energy customers can get up to $300 toward their bills.

This low-income customer assistance is available through the company’s Helping Hand Program.

Applicants must be approved nu their local energy assistance program agency.

Duke Energy representatives say the company is contributing $700,000 this year.

“We know during the winter time it’s hard for some people, bills go up because using electric heat and things like that possibly…and this is a small way we can give back,” Rick Berger from Duke Energy told us.

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