Platte River Power Joins DOE Prize Partner Promoters

FORT COLLINS, COLO - Platte River Power Authority has joined with The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and seven other new partners agreeing to work cooperatively to promote the winners of the Bright Tomorrow Lighting Prize competition. The L Prize … Keep Reading

Platte River Power Expands Wind Energy Resources

FORT COLLINS, COLO - Platte River Power Authority has signed a contract with Silver Sage Windpower, LLC for 12 megawatts of new wind-powered generation to be installed by the end of 2009. Under the contract, Platte River will purchase a … Keep Reading

Platte River Bonds Used For Transmission Line Projects

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Platte River Power Authority‚Äôs $114 million Series HH power revenue bonds didn't last long on the market. In fact, if more had been offered, about five times that amount could have been sold due to demand. … Keep Reading

Platte River Commits to State For Climate Action Plan

FORT COLLINS, COLO - Platte River Power Authority's Board of Directors has unanimously passed a resolution committing the organization to create a Climate Action Plan by June 2009. Platte River's Board includes Estes Park Mayor Bill Pinkham, Estes Park Utilities … Keep Reading

Rawhide Energy Station Shut Down for Planned Maintenance

Platte River Also Receives Notification of Award for Rawhide FORT COLLINS, COLO - Platte River Power Authority turned off Unit 1 at the Rawhide Energy Station on September 26 for planned maintenance on the 24-year-old power plant. Planned maintenance is … Keep Reading

Platinum a Good Color for Platte River Power Annual Report

FORT COLLINS, COLO - Platte River Power Authority has received a Platinum Award from the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) for the utility's 2007 Annual Report. The Platinum Award was given for the highest level of achievement in LACP's … Keep Reading

Rawhide Turbine Begins Commercial Operation

FORT COLLINS, COLO -- Platte River Power Authority's newest generation resource--a 128 MW natural-gas single-cycle turbine--has begun commercial operations, just in time for the hottest weather of the season. "Demand for electricity during the summer has grown dramatically in our … Keep Reading

Lighting With A Twist Receives AMA Gold

FORT COLLINS, COLO - Lighting With a Twist, the campaign Platte River Power Authority spearheaded in its owner communities last Fall to increase customer purchases of compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) , has received a Gold Peak Award--Public Relations as … Keep Reading