EEA and its wholesale power supplier Tri-State Generation and Transmission pay credits to members with active accounts who install qualifying electric water heaters, electric heating systems and/or energy efficient motors, commercial energy efficiency lighting upgrades, and Energy Star® rated appliances. Requests need to be submitted within 120 days of purchase. Contact EEA at 970-565-4444 or 800-709-3726 for more information.
Appliance and recycling rebates are credited to your electric bill. Please allow at least two billing cycles for the rebate to appear. EEA reserves the right to inspect the installation of any rebated appliance. Please review program details below.
Qualified Energy Star® Appliances
To qualify for rebates, your appliances must be on the list of official Energy Star® qualifying appliances. Please review the list before purchasing your new appliance.
New for 2020, Outdoor Power Equipment Rebates.
Have you have been thinking about purchasing a new electric lawn mower or other electric or battery powered yard tool?
Download the Electric Equipment Rebate Application. Complete the application, attach your receipt and a photo of the box your new tool came in, and return it to EEA within 120 days of purchase.
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling Rebates
Mark you calendar, the EEA sponsored 2020 Refrigerator/Freezer recycle event will be April 20-25, in celebration of Earth Week. Recycle certificates are required to accompany recycled units and a fill-able pdf form can be downloaded HERE or picked up at our business office located at 801 N. Broadway, Cortez.
Take your Refrigerator or Freezer and Completed Recycle Certificate to:
Montezuma County Landfill • April 20 – 25, 2020 • 8 am–4 pm
26100 County Road F • Cortez, CO
Bob’s Place • April 20 – 24, 2020 • 9 am 5 pm • April 25, 2020 • 9 am–Noon
1401 E. Main • Cortez, CO
San Juan County Fair Grounds • April 25, 2020 • 9 am–Noon
971 E Center St, Monticello, UT
Following the event, the certified recycling centers will turn in proof of receipt to EEA and each participating member will receive a $60 credit on their electric bill. Please allow up to two billing cycles to receive a credit following this event.
WATCH a video about Empire's newest rebate, EV Charger and Charger Installation. To learn more about how to apply for this rebate, visit the EV Charger page.