PLAINFIELD, IN – Duke Energy Indiana customers in need will receive significantly more funds over the next five years to help with energy bills.
The company is contributing $700,000 annually over the next five years for low-income energy assistance as part of Duke Energy’s Edwardsport plant regulatory settlement.
In addition, Duke Energy Indiana customers and employees have contributed an additional $100,000 in assistance, raising this year’s total to $800,000.
“There’s always a demand for energy assistance, but it’s especially needed as our economy recovers,” said Doug Esamann, president of Duke Energy Indiana. “Over the past decade, our Helping Hand program has provided more than $4 million in assistance to customers in need.