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For Immediate Release


Combine Rebates with Maryland's Tax-Free Weekend to Save

SALISBURY, Md. - Delmarva Power is encouraging its Maryland residential customers to take advantage of its Appliance Rebate Program during the state's tax-free weekend, Feb. 14-16. During this period, customers will not have to pay the state's 6 percent sales tax when they purchase select ENERGY STAR® certified products such as: standard size refrigerators, clothes washers and dryers, heat pumps and compact fluorescent light and LED bulbs.

"This is a great opportunity for customers to combine Delmarva Power's rebates with the Shop Maryland Energy tax savings this weekend, and also take advantage of various retailers' Presidents' Day sales," said John Allen, Delmarva Power region vice president. "Delmarva Power is proud to offer rebates on energy efficient appliances to help our customers save energy in their homes."

Delmarva Power paid more than 3,400 rebates to Maryland customers in 2014 for the purchase of energy efficient appliances and has paid approximately 14,700 rebates since the program began in 2009. The value of the rebates ranges from $50 to $500. Rebate forms are available in stores and at Customers can expect to receive rebate checks within six to eight weeks from the time of Delmarva Power's receipt of their rebate applications.

The Appliance Rebate Program is part of Delmarva Power's portfolio of energy efficiency programs that are designed to support the EmPOWER Maryland initiative to reduce energy consumption in the state by 15 percent by the end of 2015.

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