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Lighting Rebates#

Cash Incentives for Energy-Efficient Lighting#

Receive cash incentives for lighting retrofits in existing buildings, helping reduce electric bills and improve lighting quality.

Get Started#

Begin by contacting your contractor, or find one through Efficiency Works.

Incentives#

Incentives are based on the wattage reduction from the new to old lighting equipment and typically cover 25-50% of the project cost.

Program Details#

  • Incentives available until funds are expended.
  • Pre-approval required for projects with incentives estimated to be greater than $1,000.
  • Available for Fort Collins Utilities commercial electric customers.
  • Wattage reductions are calculated based on standard program equipment values (see applications).
  • All indoor and outdoor lighting is eligible.
  • Exterior lighting may be required to be full cut-off or dark sky compliant. Check local land use and building codes.
  • LEDs must be on the DesignLights Consortium™ products list or Energy Star Retail to qualify.
  • Payment made upon project completion after submission of a signed application and copies of project-related invoices.
  • This program is a collaboration between Fort Collins Utilities and Platte River Power Authority.

Need help finding a contractor? Efficiency Works can help you get started.


Did You Know?

Fort Collins Utilities is community-owned. Because of that, our customers benefit from lower rates and revenues that stay here.

You can save money by shifting your electric use to the lower-priced, off-peak hours or by reducing your overall use.

Planting shade trees to block unwanted summer sun is a good, long-term approach if you plan to be in your home for many years.