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United Power Offices Closed on Memorial Day

United Power’s offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Members may access account information and make payments online through SmartHub web portal or mobile app. Our operations team remains on-call 24/7 in the event of an outage or emergency. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28.

We express our gratitude to all military personnel for their supreme sacrifices on this Memorial Day.

All Hands on Deck for Bomb Cyclone

The calm before a storm is often the most unsettling. A cold, breezy Wednesday morning belied a more sinister winter storm rapidly intensifying and bearing down on the Colorado’s northern Front Range. Anxious employees peered through slotted window blinds searching for early signs of the encroaching storm (dubbed a “bomb cyclone”), and linemen gathered for…Continue Reading

Connected for 80 Years

United Power was founded in 1938 to provide electric service to Colorado’s growing northern front range. Today, the service area isn’t the sparse, rural territory that farmers rallied together to energize. It’s a mix of historic farmlands, growing metropolitan suburbs and new commercial and industrial development, intersected by some of the Denver area’s busiest transportation…Continue Reading

Lineman Appreciation Day: A Lineman’s Responsibility is Never-Ending

Keeping the lights on is a never-ending responsibility. This past month, the United Power service territory was hit hard by the strongest storm in state history resulting in numerous outages and long days for our linemen. The rapid response linemen made to restore power to members affected by strong winds and blinding snow illustrates the…Continue Reading

United Power Celebrates 80th Annual Meeting and Director Election on April 17th

Brighton, Colo. — United Power celebrated a special cooperative milestone with members at its Annual Meeting & Director Election on April 17, 2019. The Brighton-headquartered electric utility joined a short list of rural electric cooperatives that have been providing safe and reliable power for 80 years. United Power highlighted its connection with the communities it serves…Continue Reading

United Power Announces 2019 Scholarship Recipients

United Power proudly announces its scholarship recipients for 2019. Each year, the cooperative awards more than $19,000 in scholarships to outstanding students in its service territory. The United Power Scholarship Committee selected seventeen high school seniors based on grades, test scores, extracurricular activities and a brief essay. Applications are made available at the end of…Continue Reading

Are You Prepared for the Next Winter Storm?

When winter temperatures drop and storms hit, it can be challenging to stay safe and warm. Winter storm severity can vary depending on where you live, but United Power cares about your safety, and we want you to be prepared. Heavy snow and wind can lead to downed power lines, leaving co-op members without power.…Continue Reading

United Power Lineman Kelly Snow will Electrify Guatemalan Village Again  

The lights will come on later this summer at an isolated village in north-central Guatemala, thanks to the efforts of a just-named team of Colorado linemen, including United Power’s Kelly Snow. Kelly was part of a similar project in 2018. Hear him tell his story about the 2018 Energy Trail Project.  The Colorado Rural Electric…Continue Reading

Continued Growth and Innovation

In the years leading up to its 75th anniversary in 2013, United Power experienced unprecedented growth for an electric cooperative, more than doubling in size. The way the cooperative serves its members has changed with the development and advancement of technology available to both provide power for and communicate with its members. This is the…Continue Reading

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