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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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Utilities can kick coal – together we’re showing them how (PDF)

 

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Idaho Needs a Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Ken Miller’s guest opinion calling for action on climate change in Idaho was published in the Idaho Statesman on February 25.  He states, “In its draft Clean Power…

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Energy Update | Oct. 7

Making a Difference: How Idahoans Can Work Toward a Clean Energy Future

The Snake River Alliance has posted for free download the third edition of its Idaho Energy Guide, designed to help you engage in important energy planning and decisions…

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Energy Update | March 21

What would be Idaho’s second utility-scale geothermal power plant is being proposed near the first plant near Melba, the Twin Falls Times News reports. And the Idaho PUC…

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PUC accepts Idaho Power’s twenty-year plan by Ken Miller

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission has “accepted” Idaho Power’s plan to meet its future energy needs primarily through a new transmission line to the Pacific Northwest and by…

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Will 2013 be the year coal died?: Guest opinion

By Angus Duncan | OregonLive What was the biggest energy story of 2013 in the United States? Most observers would point to the vast, unlooked-for quantities of natural…

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PUC Puts Risk of Coal on Idaho Power by Ken Miller

“PUC puts risk of coal on Idaho Power” That headline atop the Idaho Statesman Dec. 3 front page summed up one of the most important electric utility cases…

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Stronger Together by Liz Woodruff

As this issue of Above Ground was coming together we received word from the Idaho Public Utilities Commission (PUC) that Idaho Power would not be allowed to put…

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Energy Update | Dec. 4

Jim Bridger Coal Plant, WY

The Idaho PUC declined to sign off on Idaho Power’s application to pre-approve spending $130 million for antipollution upgrades at its Wyoming coal plant. While the PUC granted…

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