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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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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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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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