The CPD report on the Platte River Power Authority Community Forums that were held in March is now posted. The report has been provided to PRPA Board of Directors. The next board meeting is scheduled for July 30. At this point, it is unclear whether that meeting will be in person or virtual. The board has also decided to not finalize the IRP until they have a chance to deliberate together face to face (which may occur July 30th or potentially not until August 27). Visit the PRPA website for the IRP process for more information, and comments can be directed to PRPA through this email:


March  11 update: the Fort Collins Community Focus Group has been canceled due to concerns related to COVID-19. For more information about this decision, please click here to view the press release from Platte River Power Authority

Online Engagement Option  – survey will close at the end of the day on Tuesday, March 24.

An online engagement option has been developed as an alternative due to the cancellation of the Fort Collins forum on March 12. To participate in the online option, please watch this video first that explains the process. It is drawn primarily from the opening presentation at the community focus groups. After watching the video, the survey is available here (now closed, questions or comments can be sent to The documents mentioned in the video and used during the community focus group process include:

For additional information about the Platte River IRP process, including videos of the fall events and copies of all the reports, visit their IRP site.


Information Regarding the Community Focus Groups

Platte River Power Authority and the CSU Center for Public Deliberation invite you to participate in a community focus group session that will be taking place in Platte River’s owner communities of Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont and Loveland. These sessions will foster discussion on how Platte River should pursue a noncarbon energy future.

RSVPs are encouraged. There is limited space available at each event.

We’d love for you to attend the community focus group in your City!

March 4, 2020 from 6-8 p.m.
17th Avenue Place Event Center
478 17th Avenue, Longmont

Estes Park
March 5, 2020 from 6-8 p.m.
Ridgeline Hotel
101 S. Saint Vrain Avenue, Estes Park

March 11, 2020 from 6-8 p.m.
Embassy Suites Loveland
4705 Clydesdale Parkway, Loveland

Fort Collins
March 12, 2020 from 6-8 p.m.
Drake Centre
802 W. Drake Road, Suite 101, Fort Collins
*Please note, the Fort Collins event has been cancelled. All participants on the RSVP list will receive an update via about an online option for feedback.

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