If you are in the market for new'energy efficient' appliances, check this out. The Department of Energy recently allocated $300 million for cash for its Energy Star rated appliances. The funding is part of the Recovery package.
The states that already have the program in place, via Christian Science Monitor.
The program will start in several states over the next few months, with New York State’s program kicking off Friday. Eight states – Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Kansas, New Jersey, Oregon, Vermont, and Wisconsin – have already launched their programs. Other states will launch in coming months, many around Earth Day in April.
What's in the bag for the Greater Washington DC.
- District of Columbia receives $568,000. Program expected to start in April 2010.
- Maryland receives $5,405,000. Rebates expected to start in March 2010.
- Virginia receives $7,445,000. Program expected to start in April 2010.