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New reactor would make old risks worse

Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) has picked out land within the boundaries of the Idaho National Laboratory where it wants to build and operate a small modular…

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Demand for Solar Power Grows as Idaho Power’s 1,000th ‘Net Metering’ Customer Goes Live With Clean Energy

BOISE – (Aug. 9, 2016) – Solarize the Valley, the campaign led by the Snake River Alliance to install rooftop solar power across the Treasure Valley, reached another…

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Alliance Fights for Idaho

 About 50 members and supporters of the Snake River Alliance were among the 200 people who attended a July 14th public meeting in Boise about the future of…

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State Begins Latest Update of Idaho’s Energy Plan

Gov. Butch Otter’s Office of Energy Resources is updating the state’s Idaho Energy Plan for the second time since the original energy roadmap was written in 2007, but…

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2016 Solarize List to Close!

Over 375 people have signed up for rooftop solar site assessments through the Alliance’s Solarize the Valley Campaign. At midnight July 31st,  the list will be finalized, except for businesses and commercial inquiries….

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A New Chance for Idaho’s “Clean” Energy Plan

The state is about to take its third stab at energy planning, which will be the first since federal adoption of the Obama Clean Power Plan. This process…

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Idaho Energy Office Considers Revisions to State Energy Plan

It’s been four years since the state updated its Idaho Energy Plan, but that may change as the Idaho Office of Energy Resources’ Idaho Strategic Energy Alliance (ISEA)…

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‘Solarize the Valley’ Kicks into High Gear

Here’s the Snake River Alliance’s latest good-news progress report on its “Solarize the Valley” campaign to boost rooftop solar power installations in the Treasure Valley: Interest in Solar…

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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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Some Considerations for the Department of Energy’s Consent-based process for siting nuclear waste

The Department of Energy should not be in charge of the spent fuel and high-level waste programs any longer. The Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future recommended…

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