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UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 12:45 p.m.

Idaho utility continues attempt to negate Oregon fish law

An Idaho utility is challenging a decision by federal regulators rejecting its request to negate an Oregon law requiring fish passage as part of relicensing for a hydroelectric project on …

Company, Idaho regulators at odds over battery storage plan

An Idaho-based energy development company is asking federal authorities to declare state regulators in violation of a law intended to promote alternative energy in a case that could have far-reaching …

Idaho Power scaling back plans at Shoshone Falls facility

Idaho Power is scaling back its plan to boost hydroelectric capacity at its power-generating facility at Shoshone Falls in south-central Idaho.

Idaho Statesman publisher to step down

The Idaho Statesman’s president and publisher says she’s stepping down to work for Idaho Power.

PUC: Decision to change solar compensation won’t be soon

State utility regulators are delaying Idaho Power’s quest to lump people who install rooftop solar panels into a new class of energy providers.

Power company maps energy plan for Idaho and Oregon

Idaho Power wants to retire two coal-fired power plants it says won’t be able to produce electricity at competitive prices as part of a 20-year plan to provide energy for …

UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 10 p.m.

Idaho Power wants to speed closure of Nevada coal plant

Idaho Power has announced its intention to close a Nevada coal plant it co-owns with NV Energy 10 years sooner than planned, a move that would shutter both units at …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 11:15 a.m.

Big Idaho snowpack has water managers pleased and worried

Idaho has so much snow that water is already being released from some reservoirs for flood control and Idaho Power has halted most of its cloud-seeding operations. Water managers and …

Idaho utility seeks to negate Oregon fish passage law

Federal authorities should negate an Oregon law requiring fish passage as part of relicensing for a hydroelectric project on the Snake River where it forms the border between Idaho and …

Idaho Power eyes state’s first utility-owned solar plant

Idaho Power is looking to build the state’s first utility-owned solar power project. The company recently filed an application with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission seeking approval for its Community …

Idaho, Washington combat rise in metal theft

BOISE – Metal thieves who steal from electrical substations and other utility installations in Idaho now face stiffer penalties, particularly if their pilfering interrupts service. And if the thieves are …

Eye on Boise: Idaho near middle in government units

BOISE – A new set of data from the Census Bureau shows it’s not necessarily true that every bump on every log in Idaho is incorporated, nor that because Idahoans …