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Minnesota Department of Commerce launches Stay Warm Minnesota site

December 01, 2011

User-friendly web content will provide better service to Minnesota consumers

For Immediate Release

ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Department of Commerce today launched a newly redesigned, user-friendly Stay Warm Minnesota section of its website. The new section has a direct web address ( and is designed to provide easier access to information and deliver better service to Minnesota consumers who are experiencing challenges during this winter heating season.

Stay Warm Minnesota is designed as a starting place to help every Minnesota family experience a safe and comfortable winter without having their home heating bills overtake the family budget,” said Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman. “Having a ‘one-stop-shop’ for a variety of resources will make it more straightforward for consumers who need help paying their heat bills, weatherizing their homes, and making efficient choices about energy use.”

Included in the Stay Warm Minnesota section is useful information regarding energy efficiency, heating safety and financial assistance programs provided by the federal and state government, private industry, nonprofits and energy utilities. Links to non-profit organizations and government sites are included, along with publications and tips for saving energy.

For more information, contact the Division of Energy Resources Energy Information Center by phone at (651) 296-5175 or (800) 657-3710, or by email at