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Idaho PUC order derails much of Idaho solar generation

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission on August 20 issued an order that solar power developers warned for months will end most utility-sized solar developments in Idaho. This case…

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Future of Idaho Solar Developments Now in PUC’s Hands

After a nightlong public hearing, a day and a half technical hearing, nearly 200 written comments and a 1,118-signature petition, the fate of solar power development in Idaho…

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It’s crunch time for solar power in Idaho!

We need all hands on deck to support clean energy at the PUC on June 24 and 30! The Snake River Alliance has been alerting you for months…

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PUC Sets Customer Hearings in Multiple-Utility Solar PURPA Controversy

The Public Utilities Commission will hold a pair of customer hearings as it delves into bids by all three of Idaho’s regulated electric utilities to clamp down on…

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Submitted to the Idaho Public Utilities Commission on 4-23-15: Snake River Alliance testimony in IPC-E-15-01, dealing with the three utilities’ request to change the length of certain PURPA contracts.

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Idaho’s Other Electric Utilities Join Idaho Power in Battle Over Solar Power at PUC

Idaho’s two other regulated electric utilities have joined Idaho Power in what solar power developers claim is nothing short of an attempt to stop utility-scale solar power projects….

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Idaho’s Solar Power “PURPA” Battles Heating Up at PUC

As expected, the contest over the future of utility-scale solar power to deliver clean, affordable, and abundant energy to Idaho Power’s customers began in earnest on Jan. 30,…

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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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