• 2023 Rawhide Unit 1
    wins Plant of the Year

    Rawhide Unit 1 receives the Plant of the Year award from the Coal Users’ Group.

  • 2021 Rawhide Prairie Solar begins commercial operation

    A 2 MWh battery is installed with the project.

  • 2020 Yampa project owners announce closure of Craig Unit 2

    Craig Unit 2 will retire by 2028.

  • 2019 Rawhide's coal ash management system wins award

    Rawhide’s coal ash management system wins the Best Project Winner in the Energy/Industrial category from Engineering News-Record (ENR) Mountain States.

  • 2019 Organic contract extended through 2060

    Platte River and owner communities sign extension of the organic contract and power supply agreements through 2060

  • 2016 Yampa project owners announce retirement of Craig Unit 1

    Craig Unit 1 will close by September 2025.

  • 2006 Platte River wins an Environmental Business Award

    Platte River is presented with this award for Resource Conservation by the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce

  • 2002 Platte River invests in simple-cycle gas turbines

    Rawhide units A, B and C begin commercial operations

  • 1975 Colorado House Bill 1666

    Colorado House Bill 1666 becomes law with Platte River becoming a political subdivision of the state. Organic Contract is signed by the four owner communities.

  • 1975 Groundbreaking at Craig for Yampa Project

    Platte River purchases an 18 percent share in the Yampa Project in Craig, Colo.