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

Citizens asked to help map energy future

Community listening sessions for residents and businesses planned FORT COLLINS, Colo., October 16, 2018 – Residents and businesses in Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont and Loveland are invited to help shape the future of energy in northern Colorado. Platte River … Read more

Mayor Jirsa named Platte River board chair

FORT COLLINS, Colo., October 1, 2018 – The Platte River Power Authority Board of Directors has selected Estes Park Mayor Todd Alyn Jirsa to be the organization’s 11th chairman. “Mayor Jirsa has been an engaged and committed leader on our … Read more

Energy efficiency programs pay dividends

Collaboration with communities is saving customers money on monthly utility bills, reducing long-term need for energy resources FORT COLLINS, Colo., March 29, 2018 – Platte River Power Authority’s collaborative work on energy efficiency programs with the distribution utilities of its … Read more

Platte River seeks more solar power

RFP calls for 20 megawatts and energy storage FORT COLLINS, Colo., February 21, 2018 – Platte River Power Authority Wednesday issued a request for proposals (RFP) for at least 20 megawatts of new solar energy capacity that could be added … Read more