PRPA hires executive to help transition to non-carbon energy sources – Loveland Reporter-Herald

Raj Singam Setti will lead the Platte River Power Authority’s new Transition and Integration Division.

PRPA hired Singam Setti after a nationwide search.

“This division was created to focus on delivering the resource diversification policy and combines information and operational technology with energy solutions and distributed energy resources,” said Jason Frisbie, Managing Director and CEO of Platte River, in a written statement. “Leading this diverse division requires Raj’s extensive specialist experience and exceptional leadership skills, and I am delighted to have him join our management team.”

According to a press release, Setti has held leadership positions in resource portfolio strategy, digital transformation, clean energy integration and grid solutions. Most recently, he was a senior advisor for a clean energy investment bank and served as director of network innovation and portfolio integration for Wabash Valley Power Alliance, a power generation and transmission cooperative. electricity in Indianapolis.

In his new position, he will help Platte River and the owner communities – Loveland, Longmont, Estes Park and Fort Collins – work to achieve 100% carbon-free power generation. The new division will also work directly with operations and finance to ensure system reliability and financial viability are maintained as Platte River transitions to carbon-free power sources.

“To succeed in this transformation, we need innovative methods to plan and integrate information and operational technologies with the ultimate goal of a reliable and affordable transition,” Singam Setti said in a written statement. “We can only achieve this with vision, asset management and a commitment to the communities we serve.”

Singam Setti started PRPA on March 1.

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Rosemary C. Kearney