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Welcome to the Clearinghouse!

This federal website serves as a hub for information about the variation that exists among LIHEAP grantees in the operation of their programs. We also provide the National Energy Assistance Referral (NEAR) service, which refers households needing assistance to a local LIHEAP office and other assistance entities if available. To learn more about the LIHEAP Clearinghouse, please see the “Who We Are” page.


Annual NEUAC Conference: United We Stand

August 7, 2020 – The annual National Energy and Utility Affordability Coalition (NEUAC) conference was held this week. The theme for this year’s conference was “United We Stand,” and had over 650 attendees. The conference was hosted virtually this year in recognition of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The conference agenda included 16 live, online sessions and 16 on-demand sessions. Some of the session topics included: Voluntary Compassionate Practices by Utilities During COVID, LIHEAP Policy Updates During the Era of COVID, Utility Impacts of COVID and Utility Consumer Protections During the COVID-19 Crisis.

Next year’s annual NEUAC conference is set to take place in San Diego, California.


Additional $1.5 Billion Appropriated for LIHEAP
July 31, 2020

MO’s Spire Adjusts Eligibility Requirements for Energy Assistance
July 24, 2020

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