United Power to Return $4.5 Million in Capital Credits to Members

United Power’s Board of Directors announces that the cooperative will return $4.5 million in Capital Credits to members in August. As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, the Board of Directors reviews its financial condition each year to determine if a retirement is feasible. When margins allow, anyone served by the cooperative the previous year receives a…Continue Reading

Town of Frederick Citizens Affirm United Power Purchase of Municipal Utility

June 27, 2018 – Residents of the Town of Frederick have affirmed the purchase of the Town of Frederick’s municipal utility, which was agreed to earlier by the Town Council and United Power representatives. The Town’s website reported that the sale of the Town’s assets was affirmed by residents with a 1,716 to 236 count.…Continue Reading

United Power Warns of Spam Calls

June 27, 2018 – United Power members have reported receiving phone calls from individuals claiming to be representatives of the cooperative and demanding payment for past due account balances. In an effort to protect its members, United Power proactively warns about the potential for phone scams. The cooperative never calls members in person to collect…Continue Reading

Friday, May 25: Safety Outage for Brighton Members After Vehicle Accident

Members near Northeast Elementary School in Brighton are being affected by a power outage that was taken as a precaution while crews work on the local electric system. Earlier this afternoon, a truck accident damaged poles and electric equipment serving the area. Crews are working now to replace the two poles damaged in the accident…Continue Reading

2018 Scholarship Recipients Announced

United Power proudly announces the 2018 Scholarship awards. Sixteen different scholarships are granted for a total of $18,500. United Power awards the scholarships each year to outstanding students served by the cooperative. The United Power Scholarship Committee gives these awards based on grades, test scores, extracurricular participation and a short essay. Applications are made available at…Continue Reading

Sunday May 20: Crews Responding to Outage in Fort Lupton

5:45 p.m.: Power fully restored to all members. Members without power should report their status by calling 303-637-1350. We sincerely appreciate the patience of our members who experienced a long interruption in service today. 5:00 p.m.: A small group of members south of Kahill St. in Fort Lupton are still without power. Additional linemen are…Continue Reading

United Power Lineman to Help Power Guatemala

United Power Journeyman Lineman, Kelly Snow, is among seven volunteer linemen selected by the Colorado Rural Electric Association to support a program to help electrify remote communities in northwestern Guatemala this fall. The Colorado crew will join eight linemen from co-ops in Oklahoma on a joint project coordinated through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s…Continue Reading

United Power 79th Annual Meeting and Director Election held April 18th

Brighton, Colo. — When United Power met for its 79th Annual Meeting and Director Election at the Adams County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, the four incumbent directors facing re-election found themselves running unopposed in their respective districts, a first since 2005. In a cost-saving decision, the cooperative’s board voted to have an onsite election instead of…Continue Reading

Town of Frederick and United Power Reach Agreement on Purchase of Facilities

April 17, 2018 – United Power, an electric cooperative utility headquartered in Brighton, Colorado, and the Town of Frederick, Colorado, jointly announced today that they have reached an agreement for the cooperative to purchase the Town of Frederick’s municipal electric utility, Frederick Power & Light. Frederick has agreed to sell the electrical infrastructure to United…Continue Reading

High Winds Causing Scattered Outages Throughout Territory

Updated 10:15 p.m. – We still have a couple pockets of members affected by outages. For members located between Brighton and Ft. Lupton, crews have been replacing multiple poles that were blown down. They will remain on site until the work is completed. In Brighton we are dealing with tree removal in a large section…Continue Reading

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