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Utilities pursue economic development role (access required)

While business and economic development has typically been the purview of governmental and quasi-governmental organizations, increasingly utility companies are playing a role. “Across the country, utilities like Idaho Power have business development teams, providing that single point of contact,” said ...

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Idaho Power rate drop is likely larger for small business customers (access required)

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Idaho businesses that use Idaho Power are likely to a 4.5 percent to 6.6 percent reduction in their power costs starting June 1. There are three separate components to the rate reduction, explained Jordan Rodriguez, corporate communications specialist for Idaho ...

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POWER Engineers designs renewable energy storage system for California utility (access required)

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An Idaho company has received several awards for designing one of the nation’s largest energy storage systems. The Pomona Energy Storage Facility, owned and operated by AltaGas with its natural-gas fired peaking power plant in the Los Angeles Basin, is ...

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Idaho Power’s share of alternative energy has tripled, is still growing (access required)

The share of alternative energy in Idaho Power’s portfolio tripled from 2010 to 2013, rising from 7 percent to 23 percent excluding hydroelectric power, and the amount of solar energy poised to come online in the next few years could ...

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Idaho group hosts alternative energy panel (access required)

The Idaho Council on Industry and the Environment is hosting a discussion about alternative energy in the state, focusing on the latest developments, including solar and wind energy. The panel, which includes alternative energy developers, regulators and the state’s top ...

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