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Minnesota Energy Assistance Program


What is Minnesota Energy Assistance Program?

The Minnesota Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay home energy costs for low-income households. Services include payment of energy bills, help with energy shutoffs or necessary fuel deliveries, education on efficient and safe use of home energy, advocacy with energy suppliers and human service providers on behalf of consumers, and repair or replacement of homeowners' broken heating systems.


Minnesota Energy Assistance Program is administered by Minnesota.

Program Requirements

Qualification Requirements Last Updated on 2025-06-01

To be eligible for thisprogram, you must be a resident of Minnesota and need financial assistance with home energy costs.

Households thatparticipate in certain other benefit programs, such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI)and the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP, federally known as TANF), automatically meetthe eligibility requirement.

In order to qualify, you must also have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below 60 percent of the State Median Income:

Annual Household Income Limits (before taxes)
Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $42,960
2 $56,178
3 $69,396
4 $82,614
5 $95,833
6 $109,051
7 $111,529
8 $114,008

*For households with more than eight people, add $2,479 per additional person.

Application Details

What is the application process for Minnesota Energy Assistance Program?

Contact your local EAP service provider for an EAP application.

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How to Apply

MN Energy Assistance Program

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