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Second Utility-Scale Solar Farm Dedicated; Will Connect to Idaho Power

Developers of Idaho’s second large, utility-scale solar farm recently dedicated the Grand View Solar project, which includes about 340,000 solar panels over 673 acres and will produce enough…

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Idaho Power Seeks to Speed Up Retirement of Nevada Coal Plant

It’s a long way from being a done deal, but Idaho Power has asked the Public Utilities Commission to clear the way for a possible early retirement of…

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Key Idaho Routes Included in White House’s Proposed Highway Charging Network

The Snake River Alliance has made expanding Idaho’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure one of our signature clean energy priorities. As we continue toward the inevitable retirement of the…

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Get a Book & Plug In: Boise’s Ustick Library Gets an Electric Vehicle Charger

The Boise Public Library’s “Library! At Coal & Ustick” branch, which was one of the city’s “greenest” buildings when it opened in 2009, now offers free electric vehicle…

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Solar-powered Idaho

The dedication of Idaho’s first utility-sized solar power farm south of Boise near Kuna on Sept. 16 marked an energy milestone for Idaho: At 40 megawatts, the solar…

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EPA Issues Latest ‘What Climate Change Means for Idaho’ Fact Sheet

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released its updated collection of fact sheets providing a high-level look at how climate change is affecting each state. Snippets…

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Demand for Solar Power Grows as Idaho Power’s 1,000th ‘Net Metering’ Customer Goes Live With Clean Energy

BOISE – (Aug. 9, 2016) – Solarize the Valley, the campaign led by the Snake River Alliance to install rooftop solar power across the Treasure Valley, reached another…

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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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About That Massive Elmore County Energy Generation Project

Eyebrows were raised last week when the Idaho Statesman’s Rocky Barker reported some of the details of a huge proposed “pumped storage” electricity generation project that would include…

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