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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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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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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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Idaho Power Community Solar Benefits

If you are “pro-solar” in the Treasure Valley but can’t install solar at your home or business through the Solarize the Valley program, we encourage you to consider…

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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 ‘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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