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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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Idaho Power Says Snowpack Still Above Average – & Watch Those Waterways!

March appears to have been fairly good to the southern Idaho regional snowpack, according to the Idaho electric utility that relies most heavily on snowpack and runoff to…

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March 14 BSU Conference Looks at Ethics, Hells Canyon Dams & Columbia River Treaty

It’s a safe bet that many of us don’t know a whole lot just yet about the Columbia River Treaty, but that’s about to change as treaty negotiations…

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Coal Retirements Accelerate; New Renewables Development Outstrips All Else

These continue to be good times for a renewable energy sector on an unstoppable upward glide path – and the remarkable growth we’re seeing in the green energy…

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Idaho Power Says Snake River Basin Snowpack Off to Good Start

One of the most important indicators of the coming year’s water supply and the hydropower generation that accounts for up to half of southern Idaho’s electricity generation is…

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Power Cost Filing May Lower Idaho Power Customer Rates

The Idaho PUC is taking public comment on an Idaho Power application that would trim customer rates for a year due to its annual “Power Cost Adjustment” (PCA)…

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President Obama’s Climate Change Message

By Kelsey Jae Nunez A clean energy policy that urgently reduces greenhouse gas pollution will create jobs, improve ecosystems, and make our planet safer.  In his 2015 State…

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Climate Change Already Harming Idaho Hydropower Generation

By Ken Miller Most Idahoans, especially customers of Idaho Power, know that nearly half of the electricity used in the state is generated by hydropower dams on our…

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