Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program (EEARP)

The program provides financial and technical assistance to States to establish residential energy star rated appliance rebate programs.

The program?s objectives are:
* To reduce fossil fuel emissions created as a result of activities within the jurisdictions of eligible entities;
*
To improve energy efficiency in the residential sector.

Agency - Department of Energy

The Department of Energy's goal is to advance national, economic and energy security in the U.S.; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that goal; and to ensure environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.



Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Administracion De Asuntos Energeticos $ 3,887,617   2009-08-242012-03-17
Guam Environmental Protection Agency $ 182,600   2009-08-242012-02-17
Commonwealth Of The Northern Mariana Islands $ 105,413   2009-08-242012-02-17
Natural Resources, Missouri Department Of $ 5,459,630   2009-08-252012-02-17
Mississippi Development Authority $ 2,820,000   2009-08-252012-02-17
Licensing And Regulatory Affairs, Department Of $ 9,497,827   2009-08-252012-02-17
Public Utilities Commission, Maine $ 1,263,000   2009-08-252012-02-17
Kansas Housing Resources Corporation $ 2,684,304   2009-08-212012-02-17
Iowa Office Of Energy Independence $ 2,881,000   2009-08-212012-02-17
Executive Office Of The Government Of The Us Virgin Islands $ 114,400   2009-08-242012-02-17



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Establish or continuation of State energy efficient appliance rebate program to provide rebates to residential consumers for the purchase of residential Energy Star products to replace used appliances of the same type.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Assistance available to States and US Territories and possessions.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Individuals and families are the ultimate beneficiaries.

Credentials/Documentation

Compliance with State and local environmental statutes and regulations. Costs will be determined in accordance with 2 CFR Part 200 for State and local governments. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

No preapplication form or conference is required by DOE.

Consultation and assistance will be available from DOE in the preparation of the application.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applications for the Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program must be submitted through grants.gov

Award Procedures

States submit application for available allocation.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Public Law 111-5 ?American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009?; Public Law 110?140 ?Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007?; Public Law 109?58 ?Energy Policy Act of 2005?; Public Law 102-486 ?Energy Policy Act of 1992?; Public Law 95-91 ?Department of Energy Organization Act of 1977?, Title 1, Part B.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Deadlines are identified in the solicitation.

Appeals

As required under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Renewals

N/A.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Grant periods under this program will be twenty four months. All funds must be expended within this period. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: No information is provided.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

Financial status reports are required.

Additional terms and conditions are invoked by ARRA 2009.

A final report is required at the end of the project period.

In accordance with the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, EPACT 1992 and 2005, ARRA 2009 and DOE procurement procedures.

A 10-year tracking and follow-up reporting mechanism may be required.

Quarterly progress reports are required.

Additional terms and conditions are invoked by ARRA 2009.

A final report is required at the end of the project period.

In accordance with the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, EPACT 1992 and 2005, ARRA 2009 and DOE procurement procedures.

A 10-year tracking and follow-up reporting mechanism may be required.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

No performance monitoring is required.

Audits

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements. Audits for recipients are found in 10 CFR 600 and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Records

In accordance with the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 and DOE procurement procedures.

Financial Information

Account Identification

89-0331-2-1-272.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $0 - This program was funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. All ARRA funds expired on 09/30/2015. This program may, or may not receive funding in future periods.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Range: 500k-6 million.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

As described under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices.

Headquarters Office

James Cash 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, Colorado 80401 Email: james.cash@ee.doe.gov Phone: 240-562-1456

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Formula Grant allocations to supplement State Programs.



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