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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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PUC accepts Idaho Power’s twenty-year plan by Ken Miller

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission has “accepted” Idaho Power’s plan to meet its future energy needs primarily through a new transmission line to the Pacific Northwest and by…

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Energy Update | Jan. 13

The Idaho PUC has some tough questions for Idaho Power about the utility’s commitment to energy efficiency and told Idaho Power to report back by the end of…

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High Country News, “Idaho’s War on Renewables – Power Play”

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Idaho Power’s Coal Plant Case Will Chart State’s Energy Future

phocredit: Howie Garber Jim Bridger coal plant in Wyoming, part-owned by Idaho Power and PacifiCorp

Idaho Power’s latest case at the Idaho Public Utilities Commission seems like a heaping helping of mind-numbing alphabet soup. But navigate the thicket of acronyms and electro-utility jargon,…

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Oct 4 ID Energy Update: A Win for Wind, A Loss for Efficiency

Idaho Energy Update October 4, 2012 The Snake River Alliance has a new home in Boise! The Alliance recently relocated from our former digs at 9th & Jefferson…

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Statesman Our View, wind power: A win for renewable power, and consumers

Published: September 26, 2012   The wind power industry scored a key victory last week — and this could be a long-term win for consumers as well. The…

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Idaho Power Wind Energy Agreement Must Be Honored Regardless Of Circumstance, Says Regulator

AP  |  By REBECCA BOONE Posted: 09/20/2012 6:19 pm EDT BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Power’s long-term purchase agreement with wind farms requires the utility to buy electricity…

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Bryce Merrick: Wind energy a good deal for consumers and the economy

Published: August 12, 2012 By BRYCE MERRICK READER’S VIEW IDAHO POWER ADS Two recent articles in the Idaho Statesman highlighted how Idaho Power Co. is using money from…

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Statesman: Idaho Power takes on wind with Internet ads

Idaho Power’s ad campaign is part of an aggressive effort to reduce the amount of renewable energy the utility is required to buy. By ROCKY BARKER — rbarker@idahostatesman.com…

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