The Yampa Project is a coal-fired power station consisting of two 428 MW units located near Craig in northwestern Colorado. Construction began in 1974 and was completed in 1979.
On its website the Platte River Power Authority states that "the plant is jointly owned by Platte River, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Xcel Energy, the Salt River Project and PacifiCorp. Tri-State is the project operating agent. The plant is adjacent to the Trapper Mine which is the primary coal supplier for the plant and is jointly-owned by the participants. Platte River owns 18 percent of Craig Units 1 and 2.
- Owner/Parent Company: Platte River Power Authority, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Xcel Energy, Salt River Project and PacifiCorp
- Plant Nameplate Capacity: 856 MW
- Units and In-Service Dates: 428 MW (1979), 428 MW (1979)
- Location: Craig, Colorado
- GPS Coordinates: 40.463506, -107.591064
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