just before deadline today that, effective immediately, it is voluntarily
suspending shut-offs for non-payment, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
will apply to residential, commercial, and industrial customers and will
remain in effect until further notice,” NIPSCO said.
NIPSCO will offer its most flexible payment plans to customers who indicate
either an impact or hardship as a result of COVID-19 and will suspend late
payment charges until May 1,” the company said.
“The safety of our
employees and customers is at the forefront of everything we do at NIPSCO,”
President Violet Sistovaris said. “We are taking a proactive, coordinated
approach to prevent, mitigate, and respond to COVID-19.”
Any customer who
has received a termination notice or is having trouble paying his/her bill
should call (800) 464-7726 to discuss payment arrangements and/or financial
assistance programs,” NIPSCO added.