Many Georgians, particularly lower-and-moderate income families, struggle with high energy bills. Lower-and-moderate income families spend a larger percentage of their income on energy bills and sometimes find themselves forced to choose between keeping their lights on and paying for other basic necessities, such as groceries or healthcare. High energy bills can increase financial instability and cause individuals to compromise their health and comfort by cutting back on necessary heating and cooling. For all of these reasons, energy is an equity issue in Georgia. Continue reading to find out more about energy equity, including what you can do today if you are struggling with high energy bills.