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PUC Approvals Result in 3.77 Percent Idaho Power Rate Hikes Effective June 1

Idaho Power electricity customers’ rates rose another 3.77 percent as a result of two annual utility adjustment filings recently approved by the Idaho Public Utilities Commission. The first…

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Idaho Power Tells PUC It May Want to Revisit Rooftop Solar Rules

Just as clean energy advocates roll out our campaign to make it easier to install solar panels on Idaho rooftops, Idaho Power has advised state regulators it plans…

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Idaho’s Unique Space in the War on Coal

Who’d have thought even a year ago that Idaho would fill a unique space that truly matters in the nation’s wrenching argument with itself over the use of…

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Idaho Power Joins West-wide Energy Market, Boosts Renewables

In a little-noticed move that has big potential to advance clean energy and strengthen the western power grid, Idaho Power has signed onto a California-based energy market that…

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Idaho Power Says Snowpack Still Above Average – & Watch Those Waterways!

March appears to have been fairly good to the southern Idaho regional snowpack, according to the Idaho electric utility that relies most heavily on snowpack and runoff to…

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Busy Season Kicks Off With Electric Utilities at Public Utilities Commission

The pace at the Idaho Public Utilities Commission is quickly picking up this spring with the filing of various electric utility cases that may have impacts on your…

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BLM Releases Latest Enviro Statement for Huge Wyoming-Idaho Transmission Line

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released its Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for the final two segments of the proposed Gateway West Transmission Line…

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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…

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In the Legislature | March 18, 2016: Solar Energy Tax Bill to Governor; Bills to Dump Last Year’s Hybrid Registration Penalty Face Uncertain Future

Each week through the end of the Legislature, we’ll post thumbnail summaries on the status of bills of interest. Text of bills can be found by going to…

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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…

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