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 (IRP) Report during your meeting on August 27th. We were pleased to hear Chair Troxell and Director Marsh express opposition to the inclusion of a new natural gas plant in the IRP.

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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

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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 compelling data points and central arguments for strengthening PRPA’s commitment to renewable energy in the IRP. “2030 is a long ways away. That’s still a decade longer of fossil fuel pollution in our communities. PRPA should be doing everything it can to transition off of coal and gas in a way that either meets or exceeds city commitments to 100% clean energy by 2030.” said…

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