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Hodge, Whitmore Honored

Mary Hodge, Adams County Commissioner, and Troy Whitmore, United Power Public Affairs Officer received the distinguished Alumni of the Plains award from Pro 15 at their annual Fall Conference held in October. Commissioner Hodge was also inducted into the Pro 15 Legislative Hall of Fame. Hodge, a United Power member, graduated from high school in…Continue Reading

United Power Board Appoints Alquist to Open Board Seat

The United Power Board of Directors has appointed Keith Alquist to the board. A Brighton resident for more than 25 years, Alquist was selected from a strong slate of candidates that submitted applications for consideration. Alquist will fill the South District seat vacated by the resignation of Bob Grant in August, and serve the remaining…Continue Reading

United Power Announces Construction of Colorado’s Largest Battery Storage System

United Power announced plans to construct its first commercial scale energy storage project.  Located in Firestone, CO and developed in collaboration with Chicago based SoCore Energy, the 4 MW / 16 MWh battery storage system will be the largest facility in the State of Colorado and one of the largest systems owned and operated by…Continue Reading

Outages in Wadley Farms on Thursday

Repairs were completed just before 1 p.m. on Thursday. We thank our members for their patience during this series of outages. If you should experience future power interruptions please contact United Power at 303-637-1350. ______ Approximately 50 members in the Wadley Farms subdivision near Colorado Blvd. and 152nd Avenue have been affected by a series…Continue Reading

October is National Co-op Month

United Power is joining 30,000 cooperatives nationwide in October to celebrate National Co-op Month, which recognizes the many ways cooperatives are committed to strengthening the local communities they serve. “Co-ops Commit” is the theme for this year’s celebration, spotlighting the countless ways cooperatives meet the needs of their members and communities. “Our cooperative delivers electricity…Continue Reading

Third Large Scale Solar Farm to be Complete by November

By November, a third large scale solar field will be energized in United Power’s territory– the Platteville Solar Farm. This 16 megawatt (MWAC) solar project is now the largest cooperative solar farm in Colorado– surpassing our own 13 megawatt Fort Lupton Solar Farm, energized in June 2016. Silicon Ranch Corporation, a leading developer, owner, and…Continue Reading

United Power Announces New CEO

July 27, 2017 United Power Board President James Vigesaa officially announced the promotion of John Parker to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the cooperative. Parker has served as United Power’s Chief Financial Officer since 2006, and has been serving as interim CEO since the resignation of Darryl Schriver on June 8, 2017. “On behalf of…Continue Reading

Please Note: New Payment Mailing Address

Update Your Records to send Payments via US Mail Please note that United Power’s payment mailing address has changed. To send payments to United Power via US Mail, please use the following address: UNITED POWER, INC. PO BOX 173703 DENVER, CO 80217-3703 Effective immediately, remit coupons included in member’s bills will reflect the new payment…Continue Reading

It Pays to Be a Member – Capital Credit Refunds Issued to Members in August

2017 Capital Credit Retirement to Distribute $5 Million The United Power board approved a retirement this year of $5 million dollars, and that means that every member will get to share in the cooperative’s continuing good financial health. As the 11th consecutive year United Power has retired capital credits to its members, this $5 million…Continue Reading

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