BOSTON (CBS/AP) — The state is launching a new rebate program for buyers of certain energy-efficient appliances.
The program set to begin Thursday will offer rebates of $150 on refrigerators and $50 on air conditions for consumers who certify that they are replacing their current, less energy-efficient models.
More Info: Mass. Resident Appliance Rebate Guide
The program is a scaled-back version of one that was so popular when it was initially launched last year that funding was exhausted within 2-1/2 hours and a computer server crashed.
State officials say $2 million is available for this year’s program, enough to fund about 20,000 rebates.
Consumers must apply for the rebates online at Massenergyrebates.com or through a customer service center.
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