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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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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

Eric Anderson

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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PUC Accept Rocky Mountain Power’s Long-Range Plan

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission has accepted Rocky Mountain Power’s long-term Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which serves as a roadmap for how the utility plans to meet future…

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Idaho Power states its case for electricity, conservation plans

The Idaho Statesman discussed innovation for clean energy in Idaho with Ken Miller.

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State and Utilities Start Talking About Idaho’s Energy Future – Without the Public

On Aug. 17, the state’s energy office, several state officials and several of its regulated utilities began discussing, among other things, how Idaho will comply with the sweeping…

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PUC cuts some solar-power contracts to 2 years

Ken Miller interviewed for Idaho Mountain Express article on PUC ruling in solar contract case.

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Idaho Power’s 2015 IRP Nears Completion

Idahoans pack meeting to discuss nuclear waste

Thanks to the hard work by our clean energy community and a changing culture at the state’s largest power company, Idaho Power is writing a plan to retire…

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