Battery storage vital to Platte River’s latest RFP

250 MW of new solar generating capacity sought Note: This news release was updated Dec. 21 with corrected information regarding the battery energy storage component of the RFP. FORT COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 15, 2021 – Platte River Power Authority this … Keep Reading

Platte River offers scholarship
Posted on December 7, 2021

Platte River offers scholarship

High school seniors now eligible to apply FORT COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 7, 2021 – Students interested in pursuing careers in the electric energy industry are encouraged to apply for Platte River Power Authority’s Roy J. Rohla Memorial Scholarship. The annual … Keep Reading

Platte River invites you to celebrate Public Power Week

The American Public Power Association recognizes the first full week in October as Public Power Week. It’s an opportunity for the 2,000 public power providers around the country and the communities they serve to celebrate the value of community-owned electrical … Keep Reading

Platte River names new chief operating officer

FORT COLLINS, Colo., August 4, 2021 – Following a nationwide search process, Platte River Power Authority recently hired Melie Vincent to serve as the organization’s next chief operating officer (COO). “I am pleased to welcome Melie to our senior leadership … Keep Reading

New solar project operational
Posted on March 31, 2021

New solar project operational

Rawhide Prairie Solar to produce 22 MW solar, 2 MWh battery storage FORT COLLINS, Colo., March 31, 2021 – Platte River Power Authority’s latest solar installation began commercial operation earlier this month, featuring the utility’s first use of battery storage, … Keep Reading

Hornbacher named Platte River board chair

Koenig selected vice chair by fellow board members FORT COLLINS, Colo., March 26, 2021 – During its March 25 board meeting, the Platte River Power Authority Board of Directors elected Dave Hornbacher, executive director of Electric Services at the City … Keep Reading

Update: Extreme cold impacting energy supply

Customers in our owner communities reduced their energy demand in response to the call for conservation. Temperatures are expected to remain very low so we ask that you continue your efforts throughout this period of extreme cold.