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Solarize the Valley Cruises Past Targets for Installations & Investments

If you need proof that Idaho clean energy champions never disappoint, look no further than the Snake River Alliance’s successful solar program to help southwest Idaho residents install…

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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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Governor Adds ‘Minerals’ to Idaho Energy Office Duties

Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter recently issued Executive Order 2016-03, which, some might say ominously, renames the former “Office of Energy Resources” as the new “Office of Energy and…

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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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Idaho Energy Update Closes Another Chapter

After more than 400 editions of Idaho Energy Update that have filled your email boxes over the year, this one, which as you’ve seen is jam-packed with good…

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Stand Up for a Clean Energy Future For Idaho & the Northwest!

Public Hearing on Northwest’s Regional Power Plan Comes to Boise Nov. 19 The Northwest Power and Conservation Council — our region’s premiere power planning body — will be…

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IN THE LEGISLATURE: How About an Energy Bill? Let’s Start with Solar

After a 2-year hiatus for the lack of noteworthy energy legislation at the Idaho Statehouse, Idaho Energy Update’s “In the Legislature” is back. OK, with one bill so…

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