Helicopter to Scan Transmission System

June 30, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: John Bleem, Platte River Power Authority, 970-222-3958 Helicopter to Scan Transmission System FORT COLLINS, Colorado – Platte River Power Authority will use a low-flying helicopter to conduct an infrared scan … Read More

Mountain West electricity providers explore RTO options

Mountain West electricity providers explore RTO options Mountain West Transmission Group Membership Areas Mountain West electricity providers explore RTO options Mountain West Transmission Group to open discussions on possible membership; expanded electricity market may improve reliability and create savings DENVER … Read More

Sun Shines on Colorado’s Newest Solar Project

PSEG Rawhide Flats Solar Center Dedicated (September 29, 2016 – Wellington, CO) – PSEG Solar Source, Platte River Power Authority and juwi today joined to dedicate the PSEG Rawhide Flats Solar Center. The 36.3 MW-dc (30 MW-ac) facility is located … Read More

Rawhide Energy Station Sets New Standard of Reliability

April 27 marked one year of continuous operation for Platte River Power Authority's Rawhide Energy Station. The previous record was 292 days, which ended July 19, 2011. During the past 12 months, Unit 1 – Rawhide’s coal-fired generator – produced more … Read More

New Solar Plant to be Built in Northern Colorado

Platte River Power Authority and Colorado-based juwi solar (juwi) have signed an agreement to build a 22 megawatt (MW) solar energy facility near Wellington, Colorado. The project may be expanded to up to 30 MW depending on final site design … Read More

Rare Birds Seen at Rawhide

Thousands of birds, some rarely seen along Colorado's northern Front Range, have been visiting Platte River Power Authority's Rawhide Energy Station. More than 6,000 birds representing sixty-seven species were observed during the twenty-ninth annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count held … Read More