Duke Energy officials are asking its customers to conserve electricity. This is all an effort to help avoid potential high demand on the electric grid caused by extremely cold temperatures.
Here are some tips to help reduce electricity use:
You can also check out more detailed tips from Duke Energy on how to save on your heating bill on their site.
For those who are struggling to keep the heat on in their home, Wake County has opened up their Low Income Energy Assistance Program. According to the county's website, they are accepting applications for assistance until March 31, 2018 or until funds run out.
You can find that energy assistance application here.
Various local ministries are also provide heating and utility assistance.
You can find their names and contact info in the link above.