West Virginia Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program

 

The West Virginia Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program is officially closed!  We want to thank all participating retailers and consumers for making the West Virginia Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program a huge success!

To see West Virginia's Final Impact Report, click here.
 


The United States Department of Energy develops a success story on the West Virginia Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program.  Click here to read about West Virginia's success!


The Website, www.WVApplianceRebate.com, is available right now, 24/7, with general information, including guides for retailers and consumers, list of participating retailers, and links to appliance rebate applications forms.

The Toll Free Telephone Number, (877) 355-9153, is available from 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. EDT, Monday through Friday, on and after June 17, 2010. 


Click here for a list of West Virginia Participating Retailers.

For a list of West Virginia recyclers, click here.  To search for a recycler in West Virginia, click here.  


West Virginia is First State to Join EPA Program for Safe Disposal of Old Appliances.

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for more information.

Click
here to view a signed copy of the RAD State Affiliate Agreement. 


Program Sponsors


Eligible ENERGY STAR® Qualified Appliances and Rebate Levels:

ENERGY STAR® Qualified Appliance

Rebate Level

Clothes Washers

(7/1/09 Criteria – Modified Energy Factor ≥ 1.8; WF ≤ 7.5)

$50

Clothes Washers  (1/1/11 Criteria – Modified Energy Factor ≥ 2.0; WF ≤ 6.0) 

The required efficiency level is more stringent than the ENERGY STAR® level and not all ENERGY STAR® qualified models are eligible for rebates.

$75

Dishwashers

(8/11/09 Criteria – ≤ 324 kWh/year and ≤ 5.8 gallons per cycle)

$50

Dishwashers (7/1/11 Criteria – ≤ 307 kWh/year and ≤ 5.0 gallons per cycle) 

The required efficiency level is more stringent than the ENERGY STAR® level and not all ENERGY STAR® qualified models are eligible for rebates.

$75

Refrigerators

(20% better than Federal standard)

$100

Freezers

(10% better than Federal standard)

$25

Room Air Conditioners

(Energy Efficiency Rating – 10% greater than Federal standard)

$20

Click on the appliance in the table above to access a list of ENERGY STAR® qualified appliances.  Models that appear (in parenthesis and in red) have been discontinued, but may be still available in stores.  Discontinued models may appear on this list up to a year after their last production date.  Model numbers often contain wildcard characters, such as *, #, and X, that are placeholders for non-energy attributes, such as color. 


Website Links:

United States Department of Energy Rebates for ENERGY STAR® Appliances

ENERGY STAR® Qualified Appliances


Consortium for Energy Efficiency Dishwasher Specification

Consortium for Energy Efficiency Clothes Washer Specification


United States Environmental Protection Agency Responsible Appliance Disposal Program 


West Virginia Consumer Hotline: (866) 568-6649 Extension 1111

Program Agency:

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
601 57th Street, South East
Charleston, West Virginia 25304

Program Contact:

Greg Adolfson, Sustainability Officer
(866) 568-6649 Extension 1332

gregory.e.adolfson@wv.gov

Media Contact:

Kathy Cosco, Communications Director
(866) 568-6649 Extension 1331

kathy.cosco@wv.gov 


American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009:

The West Virginia Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5 (ARRA).

A total of $296,000,000 has been allocated nationally using population formulas, resulting in $1,741,100 for the West Virginia Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program.

West Virginia Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program Objectives:
-- Spur economic growth;
-- Create jobs;Save energy;
-- Reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and,
-- Ensure transparency and accountability of ARRA funds.

The ARRA was enacted to:
-- Preserve and create jobs and promote economic recovery;
-- Assist those most impacted by the recession;
-- Provide investments needed to increase economic efficiency by spurring technological advances in science and health;
-- Invest in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure that shall provide long-term economic benefits; and,
-- Stabilize state and local government budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in essential services and counterproductive state and local tax increases.

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