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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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Snake River Alliance: EPA Clean Power Plan a Huge Step in Fighting Climate Change

“It’s clear that the Obama Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency listened to the concerns of states like Idaho that the Clean Power Plan as drafted posed difficult…

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We call on Idaho Power to support community solar!

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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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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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E.P.A. Wrestles With Role of Nuclear Plants in Carbon Emission Rules

“The problem is a lot of the complaints that existing nuclear plants aren’t getting enough credit from E.P.A.’s proposal basically amount to a request to weaken the rule,”…

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Comment by Nov. 21 on Avista Request to Give Grants for Solar Projects

The PUC has set a Nov. 21 deadline for comments on a request by Avista Utilities to use surplus renewable energy collections from customers to promote rooftop solar…

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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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Idaho Renewable Energy Projects Gain Momentum

Idaho Renewable Energy Projects Gain Momentum It’s been a long time coming, but after a frustrating series of delays and false starts, renewable energy projects in Idaho are…

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