Texas Appliance Rebate Drawing to a Close
MARIN CITY, CA - MARCH 26: An Energy Star label is displayed on a brand new refrigerator at a Best Buy store March 26, 2010 in Marin City, California. Government investigators from the General Accountability Office has concluded that the Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Department run Energy Star program is susceptible to fraud and abuse. Investigators attempted to get Energy Star certification for 20 fake products, including a gasoline powered alarm clock, which was approved along with 14 other phony appliances. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Updated at 3:15 PM CST on Tuesday, Mar 8, 2011
Time is running out for Texans wanting to cash in on a rebate to buy an energy efficient appliance.
The Texas Comptroller's office said applications must be postmarked by Wednesday to be eligible.
Rebate amounts range from $40 to $1,000 and covere several Energy Star appliances including dishwashers, refrigerators and air conditioners.
As of late Friday, there was still nearly $1 million in unclaimed rebates. The funding for the rebates came from Federal Stimulus funds.
Published at 3:12 PM CST on Mar 8, 2011