LPEA and its power supplier Tri-State Generation and Transmission will pay credits to their consumers for installing electric water heaters, electric heating systems and/or energy efficient motors and commerical energy efficiency lighting upgrades. All credit must be requested with 180 days of installation. Contact LPEA in Durango at 970.382.3506 or Pagosa at 970.382.7722 for more information.
Receive money back for retrofitting overhead fluorescent/area lighting, refrigerated case lighting and street/parking lighting.
Lighting Retrofit Credits
$250/kW of lighting load reduced, up to the $20,000 total
Rebate cannot exceed 50 percent of the lamp material costs
LED Lighting New Construction
$750/kW of estimated lighting load reduced up to $20,000 per meter
Rebate cannot exceed 50% of bulb material costs
One rebate per customer per year
Refrigerated Case Lighting Retrofit Credits
$60 per door
Limit of 50 doors or $3,000
Parking Lot/Street Lighting Retrofit Credits
Lesser of 1/4 of the cost of the head or the sum of the per fixture values
Per project cap of $20,000
Contact your electrical contractor as well as LPEA before initiating the aforementioned projects for a pre-inspection and inventory of lights, as well as determination of baseline kilowatt usage. LPEA will monitor usage for commercial customers for one year following the retrofit, and provide a cost analysis of the savings. Rebates of $600 or more require that an IRS W-9 form be submitted to LPEA.