Subject to paragraph (2), for each fiscal year, the Secretary shall allocate to the State energy office of each eligible State to carry out subsection (d) an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying the amount made available under subsection (f) for the fiscal year by the ratio that the population of the State in the most recent calendar year for which data are available bears to the total population of all eligible States in that calendar year.
42 U.S. Code § 15821. Energy efficient appliance rebate programs
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(a) DefinitionsIn this section:
(1) Eligible State
(2) Energy Star program
(3) Residential Energy Star product
(4) State energy office
(b) Eligible StatesA State shall be eligible to receive an allocation under subsection (c) if the State—
(c) Amount of allocations
(1) In general
(d) Use of allocated funds
(e) Issuance of rebatesRebates may be provided to residential consumers that meet the requirements of the State program. The amount of a rebate shall be determined by the State energy office, taking into consideration—
the difference between the cost of the residential Energy Star product or product with improved energy efficiency in a cold climate and the cost of an appliance that is not a residential Energy Star product or product with improved energy efficiency in a cold climate, but is of the same type as, and is the nearest capacity, performance, and other relevant characteristics (as determined by the State energy office) to, the residential Energy Star product or product with improved energy efficiency in a cold climate.
(f) Authorization of appropriations