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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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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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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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Alliance Stands Firm for Idaho Solar

Today, the Snake River Alliance and the Northwest Energy Coalition filed testimony against Idaho Power’s proposal to change our solar net metering program. The Alliance’s technical witness in…

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Interest in Solar Heats Up in Idaho

Boise, — One hundred and nine families in southern Idaho have installed rooftop solar panels in the last 18 months through the Solarize the Valley program. This is…

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A Victory Protecting Solar

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission Staff, Idaho Power and all intervening parties (including the Snake River Alliance) have agreed to a hearing schedule on Idaho Power’s requested changes…

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Net Metering Quick Facts

“Net Metering” helps keep rooftop solar affordable. Idaho has strong rules allowing customers to go solar without installing batteries or more expensive “off grid” systems. Net metering customers…

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Alliance Intervenes to Protect Rooftop Solar

The Snake River Alliance took action today to protect the future of rooftop solar in Idaho. The Alliance intervened in an Idaho Power request to change the net…

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Next Up: Grid Neutrality

While “net neutrality” has been in the public mind for years, the fight for “grid neutrality” has just begun. Across America, and potentially in Idaho, home and business…

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