Platte River helps communities respond to COVID-19

When the COVID-19 pandemic began to emerge in 2020, Platte River took measures that emphasized staff safety and system reliability. Leadership promptly designed and implemented processes and protocols to protect staff at home and within Platte River facilities. Measures included … Keep Reading

Platte River Board approves 2020 IRP
Posted on October 29, 2020

Platte River Board approves 2020 IRP

Plan serves as new baseline in pursuit of a 100% noncarbon portfolio FORT COLLINS, Colo., October 29, 2020 – Following two years of public discussions and surveys, numerous studies and reports, and energy mix modeling on multiple levels, the Platte … Keep Reading

Platte River strategic budget earns national award

CHICAGO – Government Finance Officers Association is pleased to announce that Platte River Power Authority, Colorado, has received GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2020 budget. The award represents a significant achievement by the entity. It reflects the commitment … Keep Reading

DER strategy committee seeks public input
Posted on September 29, 2020

DER strategy committee seeks public input

Survey, email signup available from microsite FORT COLLINS, Colo., September 29, 2020 – Platte River Power Authority and its owner communities have formed a distributed energy resources (DER) strategy committee and are seeking public input to help create a roadmap … Keep Reading

Platte River IRP deliberations to resume

Public input to be taken digitally, virtually FORT COLLINS, Colo., August 18, 2020 – Platte River Power Authority will soon resume deliberations with its board of directors and take more public input concerning its 2020 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). Platte … Keep Reading

Platte River to retire <br> Rawhide Unit 1 by 2030

Closure will mark end to all coal-fired generation for utility FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 16, 2020 – The Platte River Power Authority today announced that its Rawhide Unit 1 generating resource will cease producing electricity by 2030, 16 years before … Keep Reading

Platte River requests IRP filing delay

COVID-19 preventing public deliberation of utility’s energy future FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 1, 2020 – Platte River Power Authority this week requested the ability to delay the filing of its 2020 integrated resource plan (IRP) until December because its board … Keep Reading

Troxell named Platte River board chair

Hornbacher selected vice chair by fellow board members FORT COLLINS, Colo., March 26, 2020 – The Platte River Power Authority Board of Directors today elected Fort Collins Mayor Wade Troxell to be the organization’s 12th board chair. The board also … Keep Reading

IRP focus group meeting cancelled
Posted on March 12, 2020

IRP focus group meeting cancelled

Statement from Platte River Power Authority and CSU’s Center for Public Deliberation FORT COLLINS, Colo., March 12, 2020 – Following advisories from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization concerning public safety in relation to … Keep Reading

Platte River hosting focus groups for IRP

Conversations facilitated by the Center for Public Deliberation FORT COLLINS, Colo., February 13, 2020 – Platte River will sponsor focus group sessions with residents and business owners to discuss energy portfolio options as part of the organization’s 2020 Integrated Resource … Keep Reading