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Rebate Program

United Power members qualify for rebates from United Power and our wholesale power supplier, Tri-State Generation & Transmission. Members will receive both rebates on the following energy efficient equipment and appliances. All credits must be requested within 180 days of installation. An inspection report signed by a United Power Representative is required in order to qualify for rebate programs. Customers are encouraged to contact a United Power Energy Management Expert prior to purchasing and installing any new equipment, so you can be assured of meeting all the requirements of the programs. 

Energy Efficient Appliance Rebates

To confirm eligibility or to schedule an inspection, please call 303-659-0551.

Renewable Energy Rebates

Questions about Renewable Energy rebates? Please call 303-637-1347.

Commercial/Industrial Rebates

Contact your Community Affairs Representative for details about Commercial Rebates.


Federal Tax Credits

Some equipment may qualify for Federal Tax Credits. Learn more here.
Consult with your tax advisor for information on tax credits and eligibility requirements.


Heat Pump - Rebate

Please check with United Power's Energy Management team for details on SEER rating requirements before making any purchases. Once equipment is installed, please contact Energy Management at 303-659-0551 to schedule an inspection. United Power's Energy Management team will complete your rebate application paperwork.

Heat Pump Air Conditioners

Rebate
from
Tri-State G&T

Rebate
from

United Power

Ground-Source Heat Pump - closed loop

$150/ton

$200/ton*

Air-Source Heat Pump
with non-electric backup

$150/ton

$100/ton

Air-Source Heat Pump
with Electric Resistance backup

$125/ton

$100/ton

Terminal Unit—12,000 BTU per hr. min.
Does not qualify for Energy Star bonus

$85/unit

$75/unit

BONUS: Energy Star® rated units
(2-3 tons)

$100

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BONUS: Energy Star® rated units
(3 ton or higher)

 

$150

 

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*For applications where more than 10 units are installed in one facility,
the incentive is negotiable and budgetary constraints may apply.

Learn more about Heat Pumps

 


 

Electric Water Heaters - Rebate

  • Minimum tank size is 40 gallons.
  • Minimum size of all units is 2.5 kW.
  • Must have R-16 manufacturer insulation or equivalent.
  • Applies to both new or replacement units.
  • Must meet minimum DOE energy factors.
  • Plastic or stone lined lifetime product.

Electric Water Heaters

Rebate
from
Tri-State G&T

Rebate
from
United Power

Limited warranty electric to electric replacement.

$50

$20

Limited warranty fossil fuel to electric conversion or new construction.

$50

$200

Lifetime warranty Marathon water heater.

$75

$400

Lifetime warranty Marathon water heater on United Power Utility Control.

$75

$400

Lifetime warranty Marathon water heater and GSHP Desuperheater.

$125

$500

GSHP Desuperheater with steel glass-lined tank.

$100

$200

 Heat Pump Water Heater

$350

 $20

* Rebate available on control panel. Speak to an Energy Management Specialist for more details.

 

Learn more about Electric Water Heaters

 


 

Electric Heat & Electric Thermal Storage- Rebate

  • Must be hard-wired, permanently installed and controlled.
  • Minimum size is 1kW.

Electric Heat

Rebate
from
Tri-State
G&T

Rebate
from
United Power

New Electric Thermal Storage Units on automated Time-of-Day control panel

$16/kW

$4/kW

 

New Electric Thermal Slab on automated Time-of-Day control panel

$12/kW

$4/kW

Learn more about Electric Thermal Storage

Combine Electric Thermal Storage technologies with our Time-of-Day Rate to maximize the savings.

 


 

Electric Motors - Rebate

  • Motors must be new at installation.
  • Moved or rewound motors do not qualify.
  • Must meet Tri-State NEMA high-efficiency requirements.
  • Motors 501+ HP are negotiable.

Electric Motors

Rebate
from
Tri-State G&T

Rebate
from
United Power

New permanently installed irrigation motors:
10-500 HP

$8/HP

$1/HP

Payments for motors larger than 200 hp may be negotiated.

 


 

Energy Star® Appliances - Rebate

Energy Star® Appliances

Rebate
from
Tri-State G&T

Rebate
from

United Power

New Energy Star® Refrigerator/Freezer

$40

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Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling Credit*

$40

$35

New Energy Star® Clothes Washer

$40

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New Energy Star® Dishwasher

$30

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*To receive the Recycling Credit, proof of retailer haul-away of old refrigerator or receipt from reputable appliance recycler is required.

Appliance Rebate Details and Application


Commercial Lighting Replacement

Commercial Lighting Replacement

Rebate
from
Tri-State G&T

  • Program available for retrofit of existing lighting systems only.
  • To qualify for incentive, review and approval of project by Tri-State is required prior to installation.
  • Only one project per member account per year.

Efficiency Standards

  • Recessed fixtures must have high efficiency ballast.
  • Target illuminance levels must exceed guidelines from the IES Lighting Handbook, 8th Edition Fig. 11-1.
  • $250/kW saved, calculated
  • max 50% of invoiced equipment cost
  • Per project cap of $20,000 annually.

Project is defined as a single location.

Please contact your Community Affairs Representative for more information.


LED Refrigerated Case Lighting Retrofit

LED Refrigerated Case Lighting

Rebate
from
Tri-State G&T

  • Retrofit means replacement of lighting in existing cases or lighting in new cases installed in an existing store or location.
  • Applies only to permanent installations.
  • Applies to medium and low temperature reach-in refrigerated cases and multi-deck open cases.
  • One project per member account location per year.
  • $60 per door for reach-in cases
  • $10 per lineal foot for top lighting of multi-deck open cases

Capped at 50 doors or $3,000 per project. Project is defined as a single location.

Please contact your Community Affairs Representative for more information.


LED Street Lighting & Area Lighting

LED Street Lighting & Area Lighting

Rebate
from
Tri-State G&T

  • Applies only to permanent installations.
  • To qualify for incentive, review and approval of project by Tri-State is required prior to installation.
  • Only one project per member account per year.
  • Does not apply to lamps of less than the equivalent light output of a 150 watt high pressure sodium lamp.

Efficiency Standards

  • Minimum luminaire efficacy of 50 lm/W. (This is a fixture efficacy.)
  • Minimum 0.90 Power Factor.

Receive the lower of:

  • 1/4 of the cost of the head or $200 per head for 400 watt equivalent light output. 

Per project cap of $20,000 annually.
Project is defined as a single location.

 

Please contact your Community Affairs Representative for more information.

 

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