Platte River Receives Award for Environmental Stewardship

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Platte River Power Authority was presented with the 2005 Environmental Business Award for Resource Conservation by the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce. The City of Fort Collins Climate Wise program also recognized the utility for … Keep Reading

Platte River CFO Robert P. Abiecunas retires

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Robert P. Abiecunas is retiring as Chief Financial Officer of Platte River Power Authority at the end of May 2006. Abiecunas leaves Platte River in a strong financial position with double-A ratings from all three bond-rating … Keep Reading

Wind Turbines Set New Record at Platte River Wind Site

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Consistency, not high wind speed, counts when generating energy with wind turbines. Due to those consistent winds, Platte River Power Authority's Medicine Bow Wind site has set another performance record. In January 2006, 2,975,922 kilowatt-hours (kWh) … Keep Reading

Wellington Fire Department Gets Assist From Platte River Power

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Platte River Power Authority renewed its community commitment and successful mutual aid agreement with the Wellington Fire Department by donating funds used to purchase new Automatic External Defibrillators (AED). The defibrillators will be carried on fire … Keep Reading

Rawhide Energy Station Second in the Nation

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Platte River Power Authority's Rawhide Energy Station continues to post impressive operating statistics. For the year 2004 operating data, Rawhide is ranked second in the nation among coal-fired power plants for productivity as measured by capacity … Keep Reading

Platte River Power Gets Federal Dollars for Wind Project

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- For the seventh consecutive year, Platte River Power Authority has received an incentive payment from the Department of Energy for renewable energy produced at its Medicine Bow Wind Project, an 8.5 MW wind facility located near … Keep Reading