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 120 days of installation. An inspection report signed by a United Power Representative is required in order to qualify for rebate programs. Members 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.

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 ConditionersRebate
from
Tri-State G&T
Rebate
from

United Power
Ground-Source Heat Pump – closed loop$250/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.
(Not eligible for Energy Star bonus)
$85/unit$75/unit
BONUS: Energy Star® rated units
(15-16 SEER)
$100
BONUS: Energy Star® rated units
(16.5 SEER +)
$150

*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 HeatersRebate
from
Tri-State G&T
Rebate
from
United Power
Limited warranty electric to electric replacement.$30$20
Limited warranty fossil fuel to electric conversion or new construction.$30$200
Lifetime warranty Marathon water heater.$50$400
Lifetime warranty Marathon water heater on United Power Utility Control.$50$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 HeatRebate
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.

 

 


Commercial Lighting Replacement

Commercial Lighting Replacement Rebate from Tri-State G&T
  • Program available for retrofit of existing lighting systems only.
  • Also covers occupancy sensors and incidental outdoor use such as wall packs and canopy lighting not covered as Street & Parking Lot Lighting.
  • 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 light levels must meet or exceed Illuminating Engineering Society guidelines.
Receive the lower of:

  • $250/kW saved, calculated or
  • 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

LED Refrigerated Case Lighting Rebate from Tri-State G&T
  • Applies to retrofit and new construction.
  • Applies to retrofit and new construction.
  • Applies to existing cases or lighting in new cases installed in an existing store or location.
  • Applies to medium and low temperature reach-in refrigerated cases and multi-deck open cases.
  • One project per member account location. Project is defined as a single location..
  • $60 per reach-in case door
  • $10 per foot of multi-deck open case
  • Capped at 50% of fixture cost
  • Project cap of 50 doors or $3,000.

Please contact your Community Affairs Representative for more information.


LED Commercial Lighting

LED Commercial Lighting Rebate from Tri-State G&T
  • New buildings, significant spaces within new buildings or significant additions covered.
  • One project per member account per year.
  • Space must be primarily (75% or more) lit by LED lighting.
Receive the lower of:

  • $750/kW saved from baseline or
  • 33% (1/3) of fixture material 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 Pole Mounted Lighting

LED Pole Mounted Lighting
Rebate from Tri-State G&T
  • Covers LED lighting only.
  • Only one project per member account per year.
  • Minimum light output 2,100 lumens (70w Metal Halide).
  • Must be grid connected.
  • Retrofit and new construction.
Contact Your Community Affairs Representative for the payment schedule.

  • Based on Lumen Output
  • Capped at 25% of the head cost
  • Per project cap of $20,000

Please contact your Community Affairs Representative for more information.


Commercial Energy Audits

Commercial Energy Audits
Audit Cost to Member
  • Level 1 Energy Audits for commercial customers.
  • Audits are conducted by Iconergy, and include a full assessment of electric usage and equipment and a detailed evaluation of other energy inputs (including water and natural gas).
  • Customer receives a comprehensive report with suggestions for reducing energy inputs, any rebates available for recommended measures, and expected return on investment.
  • Large/Complex Operation 50,000 sq. ft. or larger — $400
  • Medium Operation  5,000 – 49,000 sq. ft — $300
  • Small Business Under 5,000 sq. ft — $200
  • United Power will rebate audit cost if audit recommendations are implemented.

Please contact your Community Affairs Representative for more information.

 

Refrigerated Case/Walk-in Cooler Fan Motor Retrofit – Rebate

Refrigerated Case/Walk-in Cooler Fan Motor Retrofit
Rebate from Tri-State G&T
Replacing the fan motors in refrigerated cases and walk-in coolers with motors of the ECM type has been shown to significantly reduce both fan energy and the associated compressor energy.

  • Replacement of evaporative fan motors with Electronically Commutated Motors (ECM) in existing cases or in new cases installed in an existing store or location.
  • Medium and low temperature reach-in refrigerated cases, multi-deck open cases and walk-in coolers.
  • One project per member owner account location per year.
  • $50 per Electronically
    Commutated Motor (ECM).

Refrigerated Case/Walk-in Cooler Fan Motor Retrofit rebate is between a pilot and fully
implemented program. Program is subject to
change. Verify details and requirements with
a United Power Community Affairs Rep.

 


Irrigation Motors – Rebate

Irrigation & Premium Efficiency Electric MotorsRebate from Tri-State G&TRebate from United Power
  • Motors must be new at installation.
  • Limited to irrigation motors and special purpose motors not covered by EISA 2007.
  • Must meet Tri-State minimum motor efficiencies.
  • Maximum motor size 500 hp.
$8/HP
(motors 10-500 HP)
$1/HP

 

 


 

Variable Speed Drive Retrofit  – Rebate

Variable Speed Drive Retrofit
Rebate from Tri-State G&T
  • Program includes: irrigation, farm, commercial and industrial uses.
  • Only retrofits to existing installations, no new and no maintenance replacements.
  • Motors from 25 to 250 HP.
Contact Community Affairs Representative for Incentives.

Project capped at 50% of the VSD equipment costs. Per project cap$20,000 per member, per year.

 

 

 
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