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Crunch Time for Idaho Power’s Integrated Resource Plan

It’s one of the greatest shows in power planning: Idaho Power’s every-other-year Integrated Resource Plan. It’s not just for energy wonks, and it’s about to get really interesting….

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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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PUC Approves 5 Idaho Power Solar Contracts; Expresses Concerns over PURPA

Despite the conditions referenced above, there is a bright side: The PUC has approved five solar power contracts with Idaho Power that would total about $322.5 million over…

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Submitted to the Idaho Public Utilities Commission on 12-22-14: Snake River Alliance Comments on Idaho Power Company’s Application For Authority to Fund Its Continued Participation in the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Through the Energy Efficiency Rider for the Period 2015-2019 (IPC-E-14-38).

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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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Idaho PUC Approves Two Big Solar Contracts

The PUC approved energy sales agreements between Idaho Power and two solar farm developers, clearing the way for an eye-popping 120 megawatts to be installed in projects near…

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Idaho Power Questioned About Energy Conservation | by Ken Miller

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission wants to know whether Idaho Power is softening its energy efficiency commitments and whether the state’s largest electric utility is still as dedicated…

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Coal Hearted, Idaho Power’s hot potato

By Matt Furber – Boise Weekly Sept. 18, 2013 Original Article: http://www.boiseweekly.com/boise/coal-hearted/Content?oid=2986092 A megawatt (MW) is 1,000 kilowatts (KW) or 1 million watts. Powering a 100-watt light bulb for four hours…

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Dec 7 Idaho Energy Update: Idaho Power to review its coal plants

Idaho Energy Update December 7, 2011 Idaho Power relies on out-of-state coal-fired power plants for more than 40 percent of its electric generation. As part of its required…

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Oct. 27 Idaho Energy Update: Get Involved Edition

Idaho Energy Update October 27, 2011 Welcome to the Get Involved Edition of the Idaho Energy Update. A number of public comment and engagement opportunities are on tap…

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