LPEA Wire – Scholarships, Rebates, and Elections

2/1/2021

Deadline for scholarships for any LPEA-area resident is March 1. Learn how you or your student can apply. Also learn about rebates for electric bikes, LED bulbs, energy audits and more, and finally, do you want to run for the LPEA board?

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Hi, I'm Hillary Knox,

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VP of Communications at La

Plata Electric Association.

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And this is your LPEA Wire for February.

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Just a reminder, the deadline to apply

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for one of LPEAs nine

college scholarships is right

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around the corner on March 1st.

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Scholarships this year range

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from $500 to $28,000 and can be used

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at any accredited school

in the United States.

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All graduating high school students,

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including GED graduates

in our service territory

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are eligible to apply.

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This year for your convenience,

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the application process is all online.

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So make sure to get yours

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by March 1st to be considered.

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visit our website for more details.

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Next up, Rebates.

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With a new year, comes new

ways to save with LPEA.

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If you're considering an energy efficiency

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or improvement project for your

home or business this year,

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remember you can get money back

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through LPEAs Rebate Programs.

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There's too many rebate programs

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to detail them all here with you today,

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but here's a few highlights.

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For electric bikes,

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we'll rebate you 25%

of the cost up to $150.

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Same goes for electric snowblowers

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and electric lawnmowers,

25% of the cost up to $150.

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For LED bulbs,

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we'll rebate you 50% of the cost

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up to $8 per bulb, for up to 50 bulbs.

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And for energy efficiency audits,

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we'll rebate you up to

$150 for residential audits

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and up to $300 for commercial audits.

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The list goes on.

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So for more details, and

to apply for these rebates,

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make sure to visit our website.

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Last but not least,

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it's time again for

LPEA director elections.

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Four of LPEAs board

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of director seats are up

for election annually,

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one in each of our voting districts.

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In mid February, we will be posting

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the 2021 board candidate

packet on our website.

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Interested candidates must complete

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the application materials

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and return to us by the deadline listed.

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Qualified candidates will then be added

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to the official ballot

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sent to all LPEA members in mid May.

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Election results will be announced

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during a partial virtual annual

meeting on June 17th, 2021.

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If you're interested in running

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for a seat on the LPEA board of directors,

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visit our website with more

details in mid February.

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And that's it for this

edition of LPEA Wire.

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Join us next month with more from LPEA.

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