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Even Idaho Power Says ‘Solarize the Valley’ is a Good Idea – So Power Up, Folks!

The Snake River Alliance’s “Solarize the Valley” partnership to match southwest Idaho homes and businesses with rock-solid solar installers offering low solar prices continues to gain traction, with…

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More From Idaho Power: Coal is Going, Solar is Coming, & There’s Room for Green

As mentioned above, Idaho Power CEO Darrel Anderson spent the lunch hour with the City Club of Boise June 16 to give a bird’s-eye view of how his…

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Idaho Power to Its Business Customers: ‘Get Yer Electric Vehicle Charges Now!’

Here’s a good-news electric vehicle (EV) item: Idaho Power announced June 13 that its business customers are invited to apply for big incentives to offset part of the…

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Idaho Power’s Summer Bill-Cutting Programs are Back

Beginning last week, Idaho Power has brought back its popular, if sometimes intermittent, programs to help customers reduce the utility’s need for power during its highest or “peak”…

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About That Massive Elmore County Energy Generation Project

Eyebrows were raised last week when the Idaho Statesman’s Rocky Barker reported some of the details of a huge proposed “pumped storage” electricity generation project that would include…

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‘Solarize the Valley’ Sparks Interest Among Those Wanting to Move to Clean Energy

 As we reported in our last Idaho Energy Update, a bold new partnership between Idaho’s first clean energy advocacy organization and two popular solar power installers continues to…

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Idaho Power ‘Leaning Against’ Expensive Investments to Extend Dirty Coal Plants

Idaho Power’s president and chief executive officer told company shareholders and industry analysts last month in the most encouraging terms to date that he’s not inclined to commit…

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Idaho Power Distributes Free Energy-Saving Kits to Customers

Idaho Power’s efforts to give customers a leg up on saving on their monthly power bills took another step with the utility’s announcement that it’s giving away what…

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PUC Approvals Result in 3.77 Percent Idaho Power Rate Hikes Effective June 1

Idaho Power electricity customers’ rates rose another 3.77 percent as a result of two annual utility adjustment filings recently approved by the Idaho Public Utilities Commission. The first…

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Spent Nuclear Fuel Alert

On Thursday evening, July 14, the Department of Energy (DOE) is coming to Boise to ask Idahoans what we think of a new process for siting nuclear waste…

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