CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - South Carolina residents planning to purchase new ENERGY STAR qualified appliances will be eligible to receive rebates ranging from $50 to $100 starting Friday and ending on Sunday, Feb. 5, through the state's remaining portion of the appliance rebate stimulus program.
Qualifying appliances include ENERGY STAR labeled clothes washers, dishwashers, refrigerators and room air conditioning units.
Eligible clothes washers will receive a $100 rebate while dishwashers, refrigerators and room air conditioning units will receive $50 rebates. All qualifying purchases occurring throughout this program will be eligible to receive a rebate.
South Carolinians wishing to participate in this program must be replacing an existing appliance in their primary residence with a new, ENERGY STAR appliance of the same type. The replaced appliance must be hauled away and properly disposed of in order to ensure it is removed from the power grid.
After purchasing these appliances at any South Carolina retailer, you must submit a rebate application and corresponding receipt postmarked within five calendar days from the purchase date. The application can be found on www.energy.sc.gov/rebates. Only one rebate per appliance type per household is allowed through the program.
For more information about the program, you can visit www.energy.sc.gov/rebates or call 803.737.8326.