Platte River Power Authority is a not-for-profit, community-owned public power utility that generates and delivers safe, reliable, environmentally responsible and financially sustainable energy and services to Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont and Loveland, Colorado, for delivery to their utility customers. Platte River's generation portfolio includes coal, wind, hydro, solar and gas resources.

Our communities

Platte River Power Authority is a Colorado political subdivision established to provide wholesale electric generation and transmission to the utilities of its owner communities – Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont and Loveland.

Estes Park

Town of Estes Park

Estimated population*: 5,904
Utility: Estes Park Power and Communications, established in 1945
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City of Fort Collins

City of Fort Collins

Estimated population*: 169,810
Utility: Fort Collins Utilities, established in 1938
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City of Longmont

City of Longmont

Estimated population*: 98,885
Utility: Longmont Power & Communications, established in 1912
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City of Loveland

Estimated population*: 76,378
Utility: Loveland Water and Power, established in 1925
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*Based on the U.S. Census Bureau

Vision, mission and values

Our vision


To be a respected leader and responsible power provider improving the region’s quality of life through a more efficient and sustainable energy future.

Our mission


While driving utility innovation, Platte River will safely provide reliable, environmentally responsible and financially sustainable energy and services to the owner communities of Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont and Loveland.

Values


Safety

Safety

Without compromise, we will safeguard the public, our employees, contractors and assets we manage while fulfilling our mission.

Integrity

Integrity

We will conduct business equitably, transparently and ethically while complying fully with all regulatory requirements.

Service

Service

As a respected leader and responsible energy partner, we will empower our employees to provide energy and superior services to our owner communities.

Respect

Respect

We will embrace diversity and a culture of inclusion among employees, stakeholders and the public.

Operational excellence

Operational excellence

We will strive for continuous improvement and superior performance in all we do.

Sustainability

Sustainability

We will help our owner communities thrive while working to protect the environment we all share.

Innovation

Innovation

We will proactively deliver creative solutions to generate best-in-class products, services and practices.