Rawhide named 2023 Plant of the Year
Posted on February 22, 2023

Rawhide named 2023 Plant of the Year

Power generation station recognized for innovation and continuous improvement FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The Coal Users’ Group (CUG) during their annual meeting held earlier this week in Orlando, Florida named Platte River Power Authority’s (Platte River) Rawhide Energy Station the … Keep Reading

Middle school students called to race
Posted on February 2, 2023

Middle school students called to race

Annual solar/battery car competition gearing up FORT COLLINS, Colorado, Feb. 2, 2023 - Middle school students from Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont, Loveland and surrounding areas are called to race during Platte River Power Authority’s fourth annual solar and battery … Keep Reading

Platte River increases annual scholarship offering

High school seniors, college students encouraged to apply for $6,000 scholarship FORT COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 1, 2022 – Students interested in pursuing careers in the electric energy industry are encouraged to apply for Platte River Power Authority’s Roy J. Rohla … Keep Reading

Platte River headquarters wins award
Posted on September 20, 2022

Platte River headquarters wins award

Fort Collins bestows Urban Design Award on new building FORT COLLINS, Colo., September 20, 2022 – Platte River Power Authority’s (Platte River) new headquarters building received an Urban Design Award for Architecture from the City of Fort Collins during their … Keep Reading

SPP welcomes new utility to group evaluating western RTO expansion

Media Contacts Meghan Sever (501-482-2393, msever@spp.org) Derek Wingfield (501-614-3394, dwingfield@spp.org) LITTLE ROCK, ARK. — Southwest Power Pool (SPP) is pleased to announce receipt of Platte River Power Authority’s (Platte River) notice of intent to join several western entities evaluating participation … Keep Reading

2022 scholarship recipient selected

Local student pursuing electrical engineering degree receives Roy J. Rohla Memorial Scholarship After chasing a career in gymnastics during his youth, including time with the Junior Olympics program in Colorado Springs, Ken Barnish began a transition to electricity. At age … Keep Reading

Platte River board appoints new vice chair

Gertig selected by fellow board members FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 5, 2022 – During its board meeting on April 28, the Platte River Power Authority Board of Directors appointed Kevin Gertig, director of Loveland Water and Power, to be the … Keep Reading