Platte River to Purchase Wind Power
Posted on September 18, 2013

Platte River to Purchase Wind Power

As part of its ongoing plan to acquire new renewable energy, Platte River Power Authority (“Platte River”) has contracted with an affiliate of Invenergy Wind LLC (“Invenergy”), to purchase output from a new wind power generation facility to be constructed … Keep Reading

Construction of Walls Progressing at Electric Substations

Platte River Power Authority is managing the construction of specially designed decorative concrete block walls around two substations in the City of Fort Collins; the Timberline Substation, located in the southwest corner of Prospect and Timberline Roads, and the Dixon … Keep Reading

Rare Birds Flock to Rawhide
Posted on January 8, 2013

Rare Birds Flock to Rawhide

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Some unusual feathered friends have been visiting Platte River Power Authority's Rawhide Energy Station. For the twenty-seventh consecutive year, Rawhide was a site for the Audubon Society's Christmas Bird Count. Seventy-three species were observed--the most since … Keep Reading

Rawhide Energy Station Makes List of Top Power Plants

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Platte River Power Authority's Rawhide Energy Station Unit 1 has been included in a list of the best-utilized U.S. coal-fired power plants published by Electric Light & Power (EL&P) magazine. According to EL&P, Rawhide's 2011 capacity … Keep Reading

Platte River Names Jacqueline Sargent as New GM

FORT COLLINS – Platte River Power Authority has hired Jacqueline Sargent to be the utility’s new General Manager. Sargent has over 24 years of experience in the energy industry including electric and gas utility operations, power generation, energy marketing, rates … Keep Reading

Platte River Power Board of Directors Make Selections

Finalists for General Manager Position Announced FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Platte River Power Authority's Board of Directors narrowed its search to four general manager finalists in its process to replace Brian Moeck, who is retiring. The candidates include (in alphabetical … Keep Reading

Platte River Power's Environmental Ambassadors Take Awards

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Platte River Power Authority has, again, garnered a number of trophies at the 2012 National Western Stock Show, National Bison Association's Gold Trophy Show and Sale (GTSS) for entries of American bison from the two herds located … Keep Reading