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State wants rebate plan in place by December




LOUISVILLE

Kentucky officials are hoping for federal aproval that will allow launching an appliance rebate program in time for the holiday shopping season.

The state is to receive $4 million out of $300 million set aside nationally for energy-efficient energy appliance rebates. The rebates will range from $20 to $400.

The program is part of the stimulus bill passed in February and is aimed at promoting purchases of Energy Star-rated appliances and stimulating the appliance industry.

Greg Guess of Kentucky’s Department of Energy Development

& Independence told The Courier-

Journal that officials have an ambitious goal to get the rebate set in motion before Christmas.


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