CenterPoint Energy is reminding its customers about Minnesota’s Cold Weather Rule which goes into effect soon.

“You know the the temperatures are starting to drop people are starting to turn on their furnaces and the cold weather rule in Minnesota takes effect on October 1.”

CenterPoint’s Ross Corson says that under the Cold Weather Rule, customers may set up a payment plan with their utility to prevent disconnection of their service. The rule is in effect from October 1st through April 30th. For more information, contact your utility provider.