Platte River to provide update on resource plan

Second round of community listening sessions scheduled FORT COLLINS, Colo., October 9, 2019 – Platte River will host a second round of community listening sessions to update residents and businesses on the status of the organization’s 2020 Integrated Resource Plan … Read more

Platte River seeks more solar power

RFP issued for 150 MW of additional solar generating capacity FORT COLLINS, Colo., October 2, 2019 – On behalf of its four owner communities, Platte River Power Authority issued a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 150 megawatts of … Read more

Rawhide project earns award

Ash management system proactively installed FORT COLLINS, Colo., August 29, 2019 – The innovative coal ash management system, installed at Platte River’s Rawhide Energy Station (Unit 1) in 2018, recently earned the Best Project Winner in the Energy/Industrial category from … Read more

Platte River, owner communities ink new contract

FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 30, 2019 – Platte River Power Authority’s owner communities today signed an extension to the organic contract extending the life of Platte River through 2060. New power supply agreements (PSAs) were also executed, running concurrently with … Read more

NoCo middle schoolers grab race honors

FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 8, 2019 – Middle school scholars from Fort Collins and Loveland competed for the first time against students statewide in the National Renewable Energy Laboratories’ annual electric car race competitions, three of which placing in the … Read more

Platte River names new general counsel

FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 2, 2019 – Following a nationwide search process, the Platte River Power Authority Board of Directors today announced that Sarah Dennison-Leonard will succeed Joe Wilson as the organization’s next general counsel. “Sarah brings outstanding experience to … Read more

Platte River launches EV charging study

Electric vehicle owners can save up to $350 on a smart charger FORT COLLINS, Colo., February 26, 2019 – Platte River Power Authority is seeking EV owners to participate in a distributed charging study to evaluate vehicle electric energy consumption … Read more

New solar installation proposed

Platte River signs power purchase agreement for 20-megawatt facility FORT COLLINS, Colo., February 14, 2019 – Platte River Power Authority is moving forward with plans to install 20 megawatts of new solar power capacity at its Rawhide Energy Station. Following … Read more

Platte River/RMEL taking scholarship applications

FORT COLLINS, Colo., January 3, 2019 – Platte River Power Authority is pleased to announce that, for the fourth consecutive year, the Roy J. Rohla Memorial Scholarship will be offered through the RMEL Foundation. The $3,000 scholarship aims to support … Read more

Platte River board passes energy policy

Action calls for 100 percent non-carbon mix by 2030 FORT COLLINS, Colo., December 6, 2018 – The Platte River Power Authority Board of Directors today unanimously passed a resource diversification policy calling for a 100 percent non-carbon energy mix by … Read more