State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program (SEEARP)
The State of Connecticut Office of Policy and Management (OPM) (Energy Division) was the lead agency. Program partners were Connecticut Light and Power (CL&P), United Illuminating (UI) and Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative (CMEEC).
The CT Recovery SEEARP ran from January 25 - July 15, 2010. Connecticut was the fifth state to launch their program and the first to finalize reports. Applications could be submitted up to August 16, 2010. Rebates were available to consumers for qualified appliances installed in Connecticut residences. Appliances had to be a replacement of an existing appliance in order to qualify, subject to availability of funds. All available funds were depleted.
The qualified appliances and rebate levels were as follows:
- Refrigerator - $50;
- Clothes washer - $100,
- Freezers - $50;
- Room air conditioner - $50;
- Central air system - $500;
- Hot water heater systems - $100-$400 (added April 1, 2010).