Platte River seeks 20 MW of solar power, 5 MWh of storage

By Kathie Zipp Platte River Power Authority issued a request for proposals (RFP) for at least 20 MW of new solar energy capacity that could be added to its system, which serves Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont and Loveland. The RFP also called for up to 5 MWh of energy storage capacity.
“Our municipal owners and their customers want additional carbon-free energy resources when it makes sense,” said Jason Frisbie, general manager and CEO of Platte River. “We believe we can provide customers with more solar power at very reasonable costs while maintaining our strong standards for reliability.”
In its RFP, Platte River said it

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