About 3,600 CenterPoint Energy customers in west-central Minnesota are without natural gas after a piece of farm equipment hit a gas pipeline near Cyrus.
It’s been in the works for little more than one heating season but a controversial natural gas pricing program is already being suspended.
Attorney General Lori Swanson says Centerpoint Energy is to blame for a “spike” in some people’s gas prices.
Centerpoint Energy is advising people returning to their homes in North Minneapolis to not attempt to turn on their gas if it isn’t working.
A number of homes in Fridley, Minn. were evacuated Thursday afternoon after a gas main was struck.
Centerpoint Energy crews and investigators with the Minnesota Office of Pipeline Safety (MnOPS) spent Friday surveying the pipe that ruptured into flames Friday in an attempt to remove the failed pipe segment and sent it to a laboratory for testing.
State investigators have started working to find out why an underground natural gas pipeline ruptured in Minneapolis, causing a huge explosion and a tower of fire.
Crews are working to contain a gas leak in a south Minneapolis neighborhood.
We all expect our utility bills to go up in the winter, but if you’re a CenterPoint Energy customer, it might be more than you expected this year. There’s no longer a flat rate for natural gas.
CenterPoint Energy customers may soon notice a significantly higher utility bill this winter. That’s because the company has changed to a new way of billing.