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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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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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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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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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Idaho Power Tells PUC It May Want to Revisit Rooftop Solar Rules

Just as clean energy advocates roll out our campaign to make it easier to install solar panels on Idaho rooftops, Idaho Power has advised state regulators it plans…

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Boise Among Cities Backing EPA over Coal Plant Rule

Things are heating up over the future of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s rules to clamp down on the kinds of dirty coal-fired power plants that provide up…

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Long, Strange Road Continues for Legislature’s Punitive Prius Penalty

The Idaho House of Representatives, which apparently can’t bring itself to admitting that it goofed last year when it arbitrarily whacked owners of fuel-efficient hybrid vehicles with an…

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