Frisbie selected as GM/CEO for Platte River Power Authority

FORT COLLINS, COLO. - The Platte River Power Authority Board of Directors named Jason Frisbie General Manager (GM) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective August 6. He will replace Jackie Sargent, who was recently named General Manager of Austin Energy … Read More

Rawhide Energy Station Sets New Standard of Reliability

April 27 marked one year of continuous operation for Platte River Power Authority's Rawhide Energy Station. The previous record was 292 days, which ended July 19, 2011. During the past 12 months, Unit 1 – Rawhide’s coal-fired generator – produced more … Read More

New Solar Plant to be Built in Northern Colorado

Platte River Power Authority and Colorado-based juwi solar (juwi) have signed an agreement to build a 22 megawatt (MW) solar energy facility near Wellington, Colorado. The project may be expanded to up to 30 MW depending on final site design … Read More

Rare Birds Seen at Rawhide

Thousands of birds, some rarely seen along Colorado's northern Front Range, have been visiting Platte River Power Authority's Rawhide Energy Station. More than 6,000 birds representing sixty-seven species were observed during the twenty-ninth annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count held … Read More

Rawhide Tops List of Best Coal-fired Power Plants

Platte River Power Authority’s Rawhide Energy Station Unit 1 has been rated the best-utilized U.S. coal-fired power plant by Electric Light & Power (EL&P) magazine. The exceptional performance of Platte River's largest and lowest-cost generation resource helps keep electric bills … Read More

Platte River Power Authority Adding Wind Energy to Power 28,000 Homes

Platte River Power Authority ("Platte River") and Invenergy Wind LLC (“Invenergy”) announce the start of commercial operations of the final phase of Invenergy’s Spring Canyon Expansion Wind Energy Center (“Spring Canyon Expansion”). Platte River will purchase all of the energy … Read More

Platte River Power Authority to Build Solar Energy Facility

The Platte River Power Authority Board of Directors has unanimously authorized the acquisition of up to 30 megawatts (MW) of solar energy resources from a facility to be built at the Rawhide Energy Station north of Wellington, CO. The facility … Read More