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Solarize the Valley Extended For Two Weeks

Idahoans who want to learn more about rooftop solar will have two extra weeks to sign up with Solarize the Valley.org this summer. The free program has extended the…

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Solarize the Valley Cruises Past Targets for Installations & Investments

If you need proof that Idaho clean energy champions never disappoint, look no further than the Snake River Alliance’s successful solar program to help southwest Idaho residents install…

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Second Utility-Scale Solar Farm Dedicated; Will Connect to Idaho Power

Developers of Idaho’s second large, utility-scale solar farm recently dedicated the Grand View Solar project, which includes about 340,000 solar panels over 673 acres and will produce enough…

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Idaho Power’s Community Solar Pilot Project Goes Live

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission quickly approved a request by Idaho Power to launch a pilot “community solar” project to allow Idaho Power customers to buy direct shares…

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Idaho Power Seeks to Speed Up Retirement of Nevada Coal Plant

It’s a long way from being a done deal, but Idaho Power has asked the Public Utilities Commission to clear the way for a possible early retirement of…

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Governor Adds ‘Minerals’ to Idaho Energy Office Duties

Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter recently issued Executive Order 2016-03, which, some might say ominously, renames the former “Office of Energy Resources” as the new “Office of Energy and…

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Key Idaho Routes Included in White House’s Proposed Highway Charging Network

The Snake River Alliance has made expanding Idaho’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure one of our signature clean energy priorities. As we continue toward the inevitable retirement of the…

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Get a Book & Plug In: Boise’s Ustick Library Gets an Electric Vehicle Charger

The Boise Public Library’s “Library! At Coal & Ustick” branch, which was one of the city’s “greenest” buildings when it opened in 2009, now offers free electric vehicle…

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Idaho Energy Update Closes Another Chapter

After more than 400 editions of Idaho Energy Update that have filled your email boxes over the year, this one, which as you’ve seen is jam-packed with good…

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Climate Rally Will Rock the Statehouse on October 1

If last year’s inaugural Idaho Climate Rally was any indication, Idaho Climate Rally 2.0 should be even more fun as clean energy and climate advocates fill the grounds…

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