42 U.S. Code § 15821 - Energy efficient appliance rebate programs
The term “eligible State” means a State that meets the requirements of subsection (b).
The term “Energy Star program” means the program established by section 6294a of this title.
The term “residential Energy Star product” means a product for a residence that is rated for energy efficiency under the Energy Star program.
The term “State energy office” means the State agency responsible for developing State energy conservation plans under section 6322 of this title.
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.
The allocation to a State energy office under subsection (c) may be used to pay up to 50 percent of the cost of establishing and carrying out a State program.
There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary to carry out this section $50,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2006 through 2010.
2007—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 110–140, § 315(b)(1), inserted “, or products with improved energy efficiency in cold climates,” after “residential Energy Star products”.
Subsec. (e)(2), (3). Pub. L. 110–140, § 315(b)(2), inserted “or product with improved energy efficiency in a cold climate” after “residential Energy Star product” wherever appearing.