Heating Assistance

Heating Assistance Programs

Citizens Energy exists to help make life's basic needs more accessible and affordable to low-income families

Citizens Solar

Citizens Solar

Developing solar projects nationally, in a responsible and conservative manner that is reflective of Citizens Energy's higher mission.

Citizens Transmission

Citizens Transmission

Projects to increase grid reliability, unlock access to large quantities of renewable energy, and fund new charitable programs for people living in the area.

Citizens Wind

Citizens Wind

Developing wind energy projects throughout the United States and Canada.

Citizens Energy Corporation exists to make life’s basic needs more accessible and affordable.

Beginning in 1979 with oil-trading ventures in Latin American and Africa, Citizens has use revenues from commercial enterprises to channel millions of dollars into charitable programs in the U.S. and abroad. Whether heating the homes of the elderly and poor in Massachusetts, lowering the cost of healthcare for millions of Americans, or starting solar heating projects in Latin America, Citizens creates social ventures as innovative as the business that finance them. At the same time, Citizens Energy is constantly on the lookout to use market opportunities to help the poor and needy.

The Citizens Energy Oil Heat Program has delivered millions of gallons of home heating oil to poor and elderly households in Massachusetts and other cold weather states since 1979. This unique program helps protect needy families from volatile heating oil prices, which often leave households having to choose between heating the home and paying for other life essentials, such as food, health care, or clothing.

At Citizens Energy, we believe no one should be left out in the cold.

22,000,000
22 million gallons of heating oil have been delivered to low-income residences through the Building Program.
200 shelters
The Shelter Heating Assistance Program serves over 200 shelters in 11 states.
$500million
CITGO has provided $500 million in heating assistance over the last nine years for the Oil Heat Program.
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