Helicopter to scan transmission system

FORT COLLINS, Colo., July 23, 2020 – Platte River Power Authority will use a low-flying helicopter to conduct an infrared scan of its electrical substations and transmission lines from approximately 8:00 a.m. until late afternoon of July 27. The purpose … Keep Reading

Platte River adds largest noncarbon resource to date

Roundhouse wind project goes commercial, with noncarbon resources making up nearly half of energy delivered by Platte River FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 25, 2020 – After several weeks of testing, the 225-megawatt Roundhouse Wind Energy Center located north of the … Keep Reading

Platte River to retire
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

Roundhouse wind project construction complete

Testing of 225 MW wind farm currently underway FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 8, 2020 – Testing of Platte River Power Authority’s largest source of wind energy began late last week after construction recently concluded on both the Roundhouse Renewable Energy … 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

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

Platte River offers scholarship

Students in electrical energy studies encouraged to apply FORT COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 23, 2019 – Students interested in pursuing careers in the electric energy industry are encouraged to apply for Platte River Power Authority’s Roy J. Rohla Memorial Scholarship. The … Keep Reading