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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’s Community Solar Pilot Project Goes Live

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission quickly approved a request by Idaho Power to launch a pilot “community solar” project to allow Idaho Power customers to buy direct shares…

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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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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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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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Idaho Power’s Summer Bill-Cutting Programs are Back

Beginning last week, Idaho Power has brought back its popular, if sometimes intermittent, programs to help customers reduce the utility’s need for power during its highest or “peak”…

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‘Solarize the Valley’ Sparks Interest Among Those Wanting to Move to Clean Energy

 As we reported in our last Idaho Energy Update, a bold new partnership between Idaho’s first clean energy advocacy organization and two popular solar power installers continues to…

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Idaho Power ‘Leaning Against’ Expensive Investments to Extend Dirty Coal Plants

Idaho Power’s president and chief executive officer told company shareholders and industry analysts last month in the most encouraging terms to date that he’s not inclined to commit…

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Idaho Power Distributes Free Energy-Saving Kits to Customers

Idaho Power’s efforts to give customers a leg up on saving on their monthly power bills took another step with the utility’s announcement that it’s giving away what…

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