Yampa Project

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{{#badges: CoalSwarm| Climate change}}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.[1]

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.[2]

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  1. "PRPA History" PRPA Website, September 2009.
  2. Platte River Power Authority, "Yampa", Platte River Power Authority website, accessed August 2009.

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