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Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) Programs

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Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP)

Percentage of Income Payment Plus (PIPP) Plan is an extended payment arrangement that requires regulated gas and electric companies to accept payments based on a percentage of the household income.

  • Natural Gas Consumer PIPP Plus amount is 5%
  • Electric Consumer PIPP Plus amount is 10% for the primary heating source. 5% for secondary.

Qualifications: total household income at or below 175% of the federal poverty guidelines and have a regulated utility.

Graduate PIPP Plus Program

PIPP Plus customers who are either income ineligible or choose to leave PIPP Plus but still owe a balance on a utility bill and are in good standing with their utilities may enroll in Graduate PIPP Plus through the utility. Customers have 12 months on Graduate PIPP Plus to retire their arrearage(s).

Qualifications: must be on PIPP