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Idaho Power Shoots for March 31 to Offer Incentives for ‘Smart Thermostats’

Idaho Power, which serves a part of eastern Oregon for about 5 percent of its total customer base, has asked Oregon utility regulators to allow it to offer…

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New PUC Commissioner Anderson Has Quick Confirmation Hearing

Wednesday was confirmation hearing day for former Rep. Eric Anderson, a five-term GOP House member from Priest River in the Idaho Panhandle who was appointed by Gov. Butch…

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In the Legislature | January 27, 2016

It’s no surprise particularly for this time of year and just two weeks into the new legislative session, but there are so far no House or Senate bills…

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New PUC Member Eric Anderson Zips Through First Regular Meeting

Newly appointed Idaho Public Utilities Commission member Eric Anderson barely sat down at his first PUC meeting Jan. 4 before the meeting ended moments later and Idaho’s utility…

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Idaho Power Rolls Out Its Centennial Celebration

Idaho Power celebrates its Big 100 on Aug. 1, but no one can fault the soon-to-be centenarian utility from popping the cork a bit early as it rolls…

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Idaho Power Says Snake River Basin Snowpack Off to Good Start

One of the most important indicators of the coming year’s water supply and the hydropower generation that accounts for up to half of southern Idaho’s electricity generation is…

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Electricity from Nevada Coal Plants is Not a Great Deal

Utilities using out-of-state coal-fired power plants to generate electricity for Idahoans have said that the power is relatively cheap. But, the Snake River Alliance has looked closely at…

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A Momentous Global Climate Pact, and Idaho Focuses on Meeting Emission Reduction Targets

As world leaders and climate activists bask in the afterglow of the historic international climate accord agreed to by 195 nations in Paris last weekend, the reaction in…

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Otter Names Former Rep. Eric Anderson to PUC

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Gov. Butch Otter has named former North Idaho Rep. Eric Anderson, among the current and former legislators most versed on electric utility operations in Idaho, to fill the…

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Idaho Power Announces Executive Changes

Lisa Grow, who as Idaho Power’s senior vice president of Power Supply was key to directing the company’s long-term power planning efforts, has been promoted to senior vice…

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