Donate! Alliance Logo

Idaho Power Reports Energy Efficiency Savings Rose in 2015

The state’s largest electric utility told the Idaho PUC this week it saw a 12 percent increase in energy savings by customers participating in its efficiency and conservation…

Read More

Gallup: For First Time, Most in U.S. Oppose Nuclear

From the international polling giant Gallup, Inc.: For the first time since Gallup first asked the question in 1994, a majority of Americans say they oppose nuclear energy….

Read More

Utility-Sized Solar Farm Continues to Bloom South of Boise

If you’ve taken a drive south of Boise on Cloverdale Road in Ada County recently, you may have happened upon what seems to be a desert mirage. But…

Read More

Coal Retirements Accelerate; New Renewables Development Outstrips All Else

These continue to be good times for a renewable energy sector on an unstoppable upward glide path – and the remarkable growth we’re seeing in the green energy…

Read More

Survey Says: Idahoans Buy Into Climate Change as Fact

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. Yet another public policy survey shows most Idahoans believe climate change is real, underscoring one of the most glaring disconnects…

Read More

Lawmakers Dial Back Their Hybrid Hate

Idaho legislators, who last year singled out fuel-efficient hybrid owners by zapping them with an arbitrary $75 fee to register their cars because, well, they save gasoline, seem…

Read More

GE to Phase Out Compact Fluorescents in United States

Don’t look now, but if you’ve been sleeping through the CFL lighting revolution, you’re about to miss the boat altogether. Illumination Goliath General Electric says it is getting…

Read More

Idaho Power Shoots for March 31 to Offer Incentives for ‘Smart Thermostats’

Idaho Power, which serves a part of eastern Oregon for about 5 percent of its total customer base, has asked Oregon utility regulators to allow it to offer…

Read More

New PUC Commissioner Anderson Has Quick Confirmation Hearing

Wednesday was confirmation hearing day for former Rep. Eric Anderson, a five-term GOP House member from Priest River in the Idaho Panhandle who was appointed by Gov. Butch…

Read More

Newspaper Series Offers Glimpse into How Idaho Leaders View Climate Change

A collaborative series of articles by four Idaho newspapers featured a healthy helping of Idaho climate change information – especially as viewed through the eyes of decision makers…

Read More