Open Letter to Fort Collins PRPA Board Members on All-Dispatchable Resources RFP

Dear Mayor Arndt and Acting Executive Utility Director Marr – The FCSG was very pleased to learn that the Platte River Power Authority (PRPA) issued an “all-dispatchable resources request for proposals (RFP)” on February 22nd…

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Open Letter to Fort Collins City Council on All Source RFP for Firm, Dispatchable Power

Dear Mayor Arndt and Councilmembers Gutowksy, Pignataro, Canonico, Peel, Ohlson, and Francis – It recently came to our attention that Kendall Minor sent you a memo in mid-December responding to our campaign to encourage the…

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Open Letter to Fort Collins PRPA Board Members on New Gas Plant

Dear Mayor Arndt and Utilities Director Minor – The FCSG and Northern Colorado Partners for Clean Energy (NCP4CE) continue to believe that the PRPA should complete its Integrated Resource Planning process before making any decisions…

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FCSG Statement on PRPA’s Proposed New Fracked Gas/Methane Plant

This statement was extracted from comments made by Kevin Cross to the PRPA Board on September 28th, 2023. On September 28th, the Platte River Power Authority (PRPA) board considered a draft “dispatchable generation technology” resolution…

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FCSG Statement on Platte River Power Authority Board Appointments

Updated on May 22, 2021 Resolution 2021-060 includes, among other items, the appointment of the City Manager to the Platte River Power Authority (PRPA) Board along with Councilmember Julie Pignataro.  The Fort Collins Sustainability Group…

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NCP4CE Open Letter to Platte River Power Authority Board on Draft Integrated Resource Plan Report

Dear Board Chair Troxell, Vice Chair Hornbacher and Directors Bagley, Bergsten, Bernosky, Cunniff, Koenig and Marsh: Northern Colorado Partners for Clean Energy (NCP4CE) listened closely to the Board’s discussion of the draft Integrated Resource Plan…

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PRPA Should Not Build a Gas-Fired Power Plant

Published in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on September 19, 2020 The recent collapse of our economy and routine activities is the result of a microscopic coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Without warning the entire human population…

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NCP4CE Calls on PRPA to Implement 100% Renewable Energy in the Integrated Resource Plan

Today, Northern Colorado Partners for Clean Energy released a white paper (available at https://colivableclimate.org/ncp4ce-white-paper-on-prpa-integrated-resou…) calling on the Platte River Power Authority (PRPA) to Implement 100% renewable energy in the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). This document outlines…

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Renewable Electricity Sources are Affordable and Reliable

  Published in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on September 14, 2018  Recently, opponents of Fort Collins committing to 100 percent renewable electricity by 2030 have made comments casting doubt on the affordability and reliability of renewable…

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Don’t Spread Misinformation About Renewable Energy in Fort Collins

 Published in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on July 29, 2018  In his second opinion piece on this topic, Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce CEO David May once again makes false claims and mischaracterizations about…

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