Platte River seeks more solar power
Posted on October 2, 2019

Platte River seeks more solar power

RFP issued for 150 MW of additional solar generating capacity FORT COLLINS, Colo., October 2, 2019 – On behalf of its four owner communities, Platte River Power Authority issued a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 150 megawatts of … Keep Reading

Rawhide project earns award
Posted on August 29, 2019

Rawhide project earns award

The innovative coal ash management system, installed at Platte River’s Rawhide Energy Station (Unit 1) in 2018, recently earned the Best Project Winner in the Energy/Industrial category from Engineering News-Record (ENR) Mountain States. Keep Reading

Platte River, owner communities ink new contract

FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 30, 2019 – Platte River Power Authority’s owner communities today signed an extension to the organic contract extending the life of Platte River through 2060. New power supply agreements (PSAs) were also executed, running concurrently with … Keep Reading

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 … Keep Reading

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 … Keep Reading

Platte River launches EV charging study
Posted on February 26, 2019

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 … Keep Reading

New solar installation proposed
Posted on February 14, 2019

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 … Keep Reading

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 … Keep Reading

Platte River board passes energy policy
Posted on December 6, 2018

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 … Keep Reading

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 … Keep Reading