Platte River uses several sources of electricity generation capacity to meet its wholesale obligations to its four owner communities including:

Rawhide Unit 1

Unit 1
Rawhide units A, B, C, D, F

Rawhide units
A, B, C, D, F
Natural gas
Craig units 1 and 2

Craig units
1 and 2*
Federal _hydropower

Roundhouse wind

Roundhouse Wind
Energy Center

Medicine Bow Wind Project

Medicine Bow
Wind Project
Rawhide Flats Solar

Flats Solar
72 MW of wind from the Spring Canyon and Silver Sage wind projects is currently sold to other entities, 60 MW of which will return to Platte River in 2030.

*Two 25 MW sales of Craig generation were made to two separate entities which will help support the integration of renewables on Platte River’s system. The first 25 MW sale, a three year sale, begins Jan. 1, 2020. The second 25 MW sale begins Sept. 1, 2019, and runs through June 30, 2024.
Total nameplate capacity
1,264 MW
Note: For the effective capacity calculation, wind facilities are assigned firm capacity of 22% of their nameplate capacity and solar facilities are assigned 42% of their nameplate capacity.

Projected deliveries of energy in 2021 (owner communities)