Platte River IRP deliberations to resume

Public input to be taken digitally, virtually FORT COLLINS, Colo., August 18, 2020 – Platte River Power Authority will soon resume deliberations with its board of directors and take more public input concerning its 2020 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). Platte … Keep Reading

Helicopter to scan transmission system

FORT COLLINS, Colo., July 23, 2020 – Platte River Power Authority will use a low-flying helicopter to conduct an infrared scan of its electrical substations and transmission lines from approximately 8:00 a.m. until late afternoon of July 27. The purpose … Keep Reading

Platte River adds largest noncarbon resource to date

Roundhouse wind project goes commercial, with noncarbon resources making up nearly half of energy delivered by Platte River FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 25, 2020 – After several weeks of testing, the 225-megawatt Roundhouse Wind Energy Center located north of the … Keep Reading

Platte River to retire
Rawhide Unit 1 by 2030

Closure will mark end to all coal-fired generation for utility FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 16, 2020 – The Platte River Power Authority today announced that its Rawhide Unit 1 generating resource will cease producing electricity by 2030, 16 years before … Keep Reading

Roundhouse wind project construction complete

Testing of 225 MW wind farm currently underway FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 8, 2020 – Testing of Platte River Power Authority’s largest source of wind energy began late last week after construction recently concluded on both the Roundhouse Renewable Energy … Keep Reading