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					                 Platte River Power Authority - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDPE17162SA                                                                                          Publication Date: MAR 2012

          2000 East Horsetooth Road                          Phone             +1 970 2264000                   Revenue         181.4 (million USD)
          Fort Collins, CO                                   Fax               +1 970 2295244                   Net Profit      NA
          80525                                              Website           www.prpa.org                     Employees       219 (Estimated)
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry        Power Energy

       Company Overview
       Platte River Power Authority (Platte River) is a US-based company engaged in the generation and distribution of electricity. It
       delivers power to its owner communities, namely, Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont and Loveland, Colorado. The company
       generates electricity through various sources which include hydro, coal, natural-gas, and wind. Platte River is involved in
       acquiring, constructing and operating generation capacity and supplying electric energy on a requirements basis. The company
       owns about 746 miles of transmission lines and eight substations through, which it delivers electricity.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Platte River Power Authority, SWOT Analysis
         Tom Roiniotis                     Chairman                                Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Bill Pinkham                      Vice Chairman
                                                                                   Diversified Generation Sources Contingent on Thermal Fuel
         Karen Weitkunat                   Director                                                               Sources
                                                                                   Environmental Concerns
         Dennis Coombs                     Director
         Reuben Bergsten                   Director
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                   Opportunities                        Threats
        GlobalData
                                                                                   Expanding Operations                 Seasonal Effect

        Key Competitors                                                            Growing Focus on Renewable           Stringent Government
         Nebraska Public Power District                                            Energy Sources                       Regulations

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         Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc.                                         Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData

         PowerSouth Energy Cooperative
        East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Inc.
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Platte River Power Authority - Key Facts............................................................................................................................................ 4
       Platte River Power Authority - Key Employees................................................................................................................................... 5
       Platte River Power Authority - Major Products and Services .............................................................................................................. 6
       Platte River Power Authority - History ................................................................................................................................................ 7
       Platte River Power Authority - Company Statement ........................................................................................................................... 8
       Platte River Power Authority - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................ 9
          Head Office ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Platte River Power Authority - Business Description ........................................................................................................................ 10
       Platte River Power Authority - Corporate Strategy ........................................................................................................................... 11
       Platte River Power Authority - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................................ 12
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Platte River Power Authority - Strengths....................................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Diversified Generation Sources ................................................................................................................................ 12
             Strength - Environmental Concerns .......................................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Businesses Performance .......................................................................................................................................... 12
          Platte River Power Authority - Weaknesses ................................................................................................................................. 12
             Weakness - Contingent on Thermal Fuel Sources .................................................................................................................... 12
          Platte River Power Authority - Opportunities................................................................................................................................. 13
             Opportunity - Expanding Operations ......................................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Growing Focus on Renewable Energy Sources .................................................................................................. 13
             Opportunity - Power Purchase Agreements .............................................................................................................................. 13
             Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Electricity: the US ................................................................................................................ 13
          Platte River Power Authority - Threats .......................................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Seasonal Effect............................................................................................................................................................ 13
             Threat - Stringent Government Regulations .............................................................................................................................. 14
             Threat - Market Volatility ........................................................................................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Platte River Power Authority (Platte River) is a US-based company engaged in the generation and distribution of electricity. It delivers power to its owner communities, namely, Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont and Loveland, Colorado. The company generates electricity through various sources which include hydro, coal, natural-gas, and wind. Platte River is involved in acquiring, constructing and operating generation capacity and supplying electric energy on a requirements basis. The company owns about 746 miles of transmission lines and eight substations through, which it delivers electricity. The generation and transmission facilities of Platte River are located along Colorado's Front Range, in Northwestern Colorado and near Medicine Bow, Wyoming. Platte River is headquartered in Colorado, the US.
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