Dominion East Ohio EnergyShare Program Now Accepting Applications
CLEVELAND, Dec. 2, 2013
CLEVELAND, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Local Ohio Salvation Army offices are
now accepting applications for Dominion East Ohio's EnergyShare program that
helps families who have exhausted all other forms of winter energy assistance.
EnergyShare is entering its 13^th year in Ohio.
To qualify for one-time EnergyShare assistance, a person must live in the
Dominion service area, be a Dominion customer and must have:
oA household income no higher than 175 percent of the federal poverty
level, be unemployed or demonstrate a need for assistance;
oExhausted all other state and federal energy assistance; and
oReceived a shutoff notice or have their service already disconnected.
Dominion works with local Salvation Army offices to help eligible
participants. Every dollar contributed to this fund goes to pay recipients'
Dominion East Ohio heating bills.
EnergyShare is supported by donations from Dominion customers, employees and
EnergyShare partners. Dominion covers the program's administrative costs,
allowing all donations to go toward paying heating bills. Local Salvation Army
offices in the Dominion service area accept applications for EnergyShare
assistance and administer distribution of the funds. In the past decade,
EnergyShare has helped more than 62,000 area people, including more than 6,200
Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy,
with a portfolio of approximately 23,500 megawatts of generation, 11,000 miles
of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline and 6,400 miles of
electric transmission lines. Dominion operates one of the nation's largest
natural gas storage systems with 947 billion cubic feet of storage capacity
and serves retail energy customers in 15 states. For more information about
Dominion, visit the company's website at www.dom.com.
SOURCE Dominion East Ohio
Contact: Media: Neil Durbin, (216) 736-6239, Neil.J.Durbin@dom.com; In Lima,
Peggy Ehora, (419) 226-4866
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