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A Victory Protecting Solar

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission Staff, Idaho Power and all intervening parties (including the Snake River Alliance) have agreed to a hearing schedule on Idaho Power’s requested changes…

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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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PUC Approvals Result in 3.77 Percent Idaho Power Rate Hikes Effective June 1

Idaho Power electricity customers’ rates rose another 3.77 percent as a result of two annual utility adjustment filings recently approved by the Idaho Public Utilities Commission. The first…

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Busy Season Kicks Off With Electric Utilities at Public Utilities Commission

The pace at the Idaho Public Utilities Commission is quickly picking up this spring with the filing of various electric utility cases that may have impacts on your…

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PUC Issues Fact-Filled 2015 Annual Report

It’s one of the ironies of Idaho state government that a state agency that most directly affects our wallets and important parts of our lives, like making sure…

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New PUC Commissioner Anderson Has Quick Confirmation Hearing

Wednesday was confirmation hearing day for former Rep. Eric Anderson, a five-term GOP House member from Priest River in the Idaho Panhandle who was appointed by Gov. Butch…

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In the Legislature | January 27, 2016

It’s no surprise particularly for this time of year and just two weeks into the new legislative session, but there are so far no House or Senate bills…

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New PUC Member Eric Anderson Zips Through First Regular Meeting

Newly appointed Idaho Public Utilities Commission member Eric Anderson barely sat down at his first PUC meeting Jan. 4 before the meeting ended moments later and Idaho’s utility…

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Otter Names Former Rep. Eric Anderson to PUC

Eric Anderson

Gov. Butch Otter has named former North Idaho Rep. Eric Anderson, among the current and former legislators most versed on electric utility operations in Idaho, to fill the…

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PUC Accept Rocky Mountain Power’s Long-Range Plan

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission has accepted Rocky Mountain Power’s long-term Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which serves as a roadmap for how the utility plans to meet future…

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