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The Alliance Celebrates Idaho Power’s Clean Energy Milestone

By Ken Miller The Snake River Alliance welcomed Idaho Power’s announced plans to abandon coal and natural gas and go 100 percent “clean” energy by 2045. Just 10…

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How the Snake River Alliance Came to Me

Rinda Just, Snake River Alliance Board President Three and a half years ago, my husband and I did the mid-life, post-retirement downsize. We explored rooftop solar, as I…

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Idaho Power Moves Towards 100% Clean Energy

We again congratulate Idaho Power on their 100% clean energy commitment, this is great news! However, we wanted to address a few questions we’ve heard from our members…

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Who will speak up for Idaho? #GivingTuesday

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.   Who will speak up…

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Solar Advocates Respond to Commission Ruling

While the Alliance and many solar advocates voiced disappointment with yesterday’s ruling allowing Idaho Power to create a new customer class, there is still strong consumer interest in…

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Sign Up to Solarize

The Snake River Alliance’s successful Solarize the Valley project is open for new participants for a limited time. July 31st is the new sign up deadline.  “I’m glad…

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Alliance Fights for Affordable Solar

Hundreds Testified for Solar Power.  Alliance members had to crowd in to support net metering, rooftop solar and distributed energy. The Idaho Public Utilities Commission held hearings on a…

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Solar Comments Due March 9th

Send your solar comments now!  By March 9, send comments in support of solar net energy metering to: http://www.puc.idaho.gov/forms/casecomment.aspx on Idaho Power’s case IPC-E-17-13.  For suggestions on what to say to the…

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Anti-Solar Proposal Holds Back Idaho

The Snake River Alliance’s Solarize the Valley program moved rooftop solar forward in Idaho. So far, 109 families across southwest Idaho installed solar panels through our program and added…

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Hearings set on solar net metering

Rooftop solar is an important part of Idaho’s future. But, changes to “net metering” policies could make it less affordable. The Idaho Public Utilities Commission has now set…

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