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PUC Sets Customer Hearings in Multiple-Utility Solar PURPA Controversy

The Public Utilities Commission will hold a pair of customer hearings as it delves into bids by all three of Idaho’s regulated electric utilities to clamp down on…

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One Side-Note on the PURPA Issue

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee continues to work on what’s being called a bipartisan energy bill that is also fairly far reaching. The committee will look…

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Power Cost Filing May Lower Idaho Power Customer Rates

The Idaho PUC is taking public comment on an Idaho Power application that would trim customer rates for a year due to its annual “Power Cost Adjustment” (PCA)…

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PacifiCorp Submits 2015 Integrated Resource Plan to PUC

PacifiCorp, which does business in southeastern Idaho as Rocky Mountain Power, has filed its every-other-year Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) with the Idaho PUC. Idaho’s three regulated electric utilities…

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First-of-a-Kind Partnership Brings Electric Vehicle Charger to Boise Whole Foods

The Snake River Alliance was one of the sponsors of a new electric vehicle charging station at Whole Foods in Boise

The trend toward electric vehicles in Idaho continues to gain steam – or rather volts  – thanks to a collaborative effort among the Snake River Alliance, Whole Foods,…

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