Delaware Energy An$wers for Home Appliances (Delaware)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Delaware

Name Delaware Energy An$wers for Home Appliances
Incentive Type State Grant Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Clothes Washers, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Refrigerators: 100

Freezers: 50
Washing Machines: 100(Front-Loading), 50(Top-Loading)
A/C Window Units: 25
Electric Water Heaters: 25
Central A/C: 350

Equipment Requirements Refrigerators, freezers, washing machines must be ENERGY STAR

Refrigerators: must be 15 cubic feet or larger
Water Heaters: GAMA rated EF 0.93 or higher
Central A/C: minimum 15 SEER A/C Window units: minimum efficiency rating varies by size

Maximum Incentive 500 per house

Program Administrator Deleware Energy Office
Date added to DSIRE 2006-10-26
Last DSIRE Review 2008-06-18

References DSIRE[1]


On May 2, 2006 the Governor of Deleware signed SB 281 and appropriated $8 million in funds to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control for an Energy Efficiency Program. The program is divided between residential and non-residential electric customers. The Energy An$wers for Home Appliances Program provides grants to Delaware residents that retire inefficient appliances and replace them with select high efficiency products. Delaware residents may select any combination of five products for the home up to $500. Grants are available through this program for qualified refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, electric water heaters, central A/C, and air conditioning window units.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Charley Roberson
Department Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Division Delaware Energy Office
Address 1203 College Park Drive, Suite 101

Place Dover, Delaware
Zip/Postal Code 19904
Phone (302) 735-3480


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"