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Written by Steve Heising   
Sep 17, 2012 at 10:38 PM

Time is Limited for Bonus Lighting Rebates

Fort Collins Utilities offers a 50 percent lighting rebate bonus for commercial projects. The bonus applies to all lighting rebates currently offered; projects must be completed by December 31 in order to qualify.

Join the 32 customers who already have taken advantage of these rebates in less than two month’s time. The average customer demand savings for these projects is slightly under 10kW and simple paybacks are averaging two years or less. Energy and cost savings will vary for each customer depending on project size, lighting usage and electric rate.

Whether you are making the change from the no-longer-available T12 lamps or upgrading to the latest technology in T8 lamps or LEDs, now is the perfect opportunity to get started. Lighting continues to be one of the most cost-effective opportunities to reduce energy usage.

To get started, e-mail or call (970) 221-6700, TDD (970) 224-6003.

Time is also limited for Xcel Energy Rebates.  Currently offering 30% bonus on T12 rebates, there will also go to zero on January 1, 2013

City of Boulder Climate Smart Rebate funds have been exhausted except in the case where you sign up for financing.   They may come back in some form if Boulder passes an extension to the CAP tax this November. 

Denver may have funds Bonus funds remaining,  but I suspect that if they have not already committed all their funds, they will soon. 

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LED at 50

Here’s a BBC News Technology story and video that was brought to my attention by Bob Jones at Publitek—Thanks Bob!

LED at 50: An illuminating history by the light’s inventor. Scroll through the images—they’re amazing.



Celebrating 50 years since the advent of LED technology, Nick Holonyak compares his first visible LED invention to GE Lighting's latest 27-watt LED available in 2013, replacing the 100-watt incandescent. (Photo: General Electric)

Source:  http://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/led-zone/4398696/LED-Week-in-Review-Ikea--Enlightenment-via-Texas-Instruments--Plessey--Wireless-bulbs-shine-on--LED-at-50?cid=Newsletter+-+EDN+on+LEDs