A case before federal regulators involving an Idaho-based company's proposal to build a lithium-ion battery storage facility could have far-reaching ramifications for emerging battery-storage technologies.
Idaho officials have reached a tentative agreement approving a utility company's $216.5 million in relicensing expenses for a three-dam hydroelectric project on the Snake River on the Idaho-Oregon border.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — 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 Nevada's last utility-owned, coal-burning power plant by 2025.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Northwest Power and Conservation Council predicts the electricity needs of Northwest states can be met in the next 20 years mostly through conservation efforts, with little need to construct new power plants.
(AP)-Warning that tens of thousands of jobs are at stake, governors in wind energy states are calling on Congress to renew an expiring tax break. Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber said at a teleconference Tuesday that uncertainty over the future of the wind energy production ta…
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A new poll by the Idaho Statesman shows Idaho consumers are not so enthusiastic about wind energy if it means higher monthly power bills. The newspaper also reported that (http://bit.ly/XkA3ZA
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says Idaho Power's long-term purchase agreement with wind farms means that it must buy electricity from the farms even when demand for power is low. The commission's decision, reached Thursday, is good news for Idaho wind f…