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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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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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PUC Also Sets Comment Deadline for Avista’s IRP

With the Rocky Mountain Power IRP taken care of and the comment deadline on Idaho Power’s IRP now passed, the PUC will turn to the resource plan filed…

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Avista Gas Customers Could Get a Break as Well

The PUC is taking comments through Oct. 9 on a request by Avista Corporation to decrease its natural gas rates by about $10.3 million, or an overall 14.5…

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PUC Sets Workshops and Hearings on Avista’s Requested Rate Hike

The Public Utilities Commission will hold two “informational workshops” in Moscow and Coeur d’Alene to provide customers with information about an application by Avista Utilities to increase its…

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Future of Idaho Solar Developments Now in PUC’s Hands

After a nightlong public hearing, a day and a half technical hearing, nearly 200 written comments and a 1,118-signature petition, the fate of solar power development in Idaho…

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It’s crunch time for solar power in Idaho!

We need all hands on deck to support clean energy at the PUC on June 24 and 30! The Snake River Alliance has been alerting you for months…

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After 2 Years, Avista Files Rate Case & Seeks Efficiency Mechanism Like Idaho Power’s

Spokane-based Avista Utilities, which serves more than 127,000 Idaho electric customers and also natural gas customers in northern Idaho, has filed its general rate case with the Idaho…

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Submitted to the Idaho Public Utilities Commission on 4-23-15: Snake River Alliance testimony in IPC-E-15-01, dealing with the three utilities’ request to change the length of certain PURPA contracts.

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Three’s Company: Two More Utilities Join Idaho Power’s Solar Fight

By Ken Miller Just when it looked like the battle over whether utilities should buy electricity from solar farms couldn’t get more crowded, Idaho’s two other big utilities…

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