Platte River's energy production
Platte River began using battery storage technology in late 2020 but a significant percentage of the noncarbon energy produced is dependent upon available wind and sunshine. Noncarbon energy output therefore varies from day to day and hour to hour.
Current energy production
This chart provides a near-real-time view of the energy produced by Platte River for delivery to its owner communities of Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont and Loveland. Energy is displayed through megawatts and percentages. Refresh your browser to see the latest; data shown is updated every five minutes.
Generation mix over previous 24 hours
Energy is displayed in megawatts of production by resource from the previous 24 hours up to the present time. When resources are not producing they do not display. Refresh your browser to see the latest; data shown is updated every five minutes.
|Unit name||Fuel type||Net capacity (MW)||Commercial operation||Contract|
|Rawhide Unit 1||Coal||280||1984||Original debt retired in 2018|
|Rawhide units A-D||Natural gas||260||Units A-C: 2002|
Unit D: 2004
|Debt retired in 2018|
|Rawhide Unit F||Natural gas||128||2008||No debt service|
|Loveland Area Project and Colorado River Storage Project||Hydropower||LAP summer: 30 |
CRSP summer: 60
|1973||LAP contract: through 2054
CRSP contract: through 2057
|Roundhouse Wind Energy Center||Wind||225||2020||Purchase power agreement through 2042|
|Medicine Bow Wind Project||Wind||6||1998||Purchase power agreement through 2033|
|Rawhide Flats Solar||Solar||30||2016||Purchase power agreement through 2036|
|Rawhide Prairie Solar||Solar||22||2021||Purchase power agreement through 2041|
|Craig units 1 and 2||Coal||151||Unit 1: 1980|
Unit 2: 1979
|Debt retired in 2009|