United Power - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

January 25, 2023


United Power, in conjunction with wholesale power supplier Tri-State Generation & Transmission (TSGT), offers rebates for the installation of a variety of commercial energy efficient equipment including:  commercial LED lighting, irrigation motors, LED refrigerated case lighting, and LED street and area lighting. Customers should contact a United Power Member Services representative prior to purchasing and installing any new equipment to ensure program requirements are met. All credits must be requested within 120 days of installation. Motor rebates are available through both TSGT and United Power, while all lighting rebates are only provided by TSGT. Visit the program website of contact United Power directly for more information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Colorado
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://www.unitedpower.com/commercial-rebates
Administrator: United Power
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Motors
  • Agricultural Equipment
  • LED Lighting
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
  • Level-2 Electric Vehicle Service Equipment
  • Direct Current Fast Charging Equipment
Incentive Amount: Commercial LED Lighting: Varies, contact your Community Affairs Representative for more information.
Refrigerated Case/Walk-In Cooler Fan Motor Retrofit: $50 per Electronically Commutated Motor (ECM)
Commercial and Industrial Motors: $8/hp - Tri-State Rebate, $1/hp - United Power Rebate
Variable Speed Drive Retrofit: Contact Community Affairs Representative
Electric forklift: $5,000
Electric pallet: $1,500
EV Charges: $1,000 - $7,500
Maximum Incentive: Pole Mounted LED Lighting: $20,000 OR 25% of total cost per project
Refrigerated Case Lighting: $3,000 OR 50% of total cost per project
All other retrofit/new construction LED fixture types: $20,000 OR 50% of total cost per project
Variable Speed Drive Retrofit: 50% of VSD equipment cost. Per project cap of $20,000 per member, per year
Forklifts and Pallet Jacks: Project cap of $20,000, Program cap of $150,000


Name: Bill Meier
Organization: United Power Blue District
Phone: (303) 637-1254
Email: bmeier@unitedpower.com
Name: Tom Green
Organization: United Power Green District
Phone: (303) 637-1279
Email: tgreen@unitedpower.com
Name: Brian Blehm
Organization: United Power Blue District
Phone: (303) 637-1221
Email: bblehm@unitedpower.com
Name: Holly Woodings
Organization: United Power Orange District
Phone: (720) 685-5778
Email: hwoodings@unitedpower.com

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.