Economic Development

Economic Development

Powering Idaho’s Economy

Since 1916, Idaho Power has been a trusted ally to business and residential customers. If you are looking to relocate or expand your business in Idaho or eastern Oregon, our team is ready to help. We offer affordable prices, clean energy, energy efficiency incentives and personal service. We can also help facilitate connections throughout the region to make you feel right at home.

Clean Today. Cleaner Tomorrow.™

We recently launched a goal to provide 100% clean energy by 2045. In addition to our hydropower facilities, which typically meet almost half our customers’ energy demands, we plan to invest in wind, solar and other clean sources.

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Price Comparison

Small Industrial Billings for Selected American Cities
Monthly Cost for 1 MW and 400,000 kWh

City Cost per kWH Average Monthly Bill
Boise $0.059 $23,595
Reno $0.070 $28,017
Portland $0.077 $30,666
Salt Lake City $0.082 $32,991
Spokane $0.090 $36,113
San Francisco $0.142 $56,894
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Low Cost

We power businesses for nearly 30% less than the national average.

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Clean

About half of our energy comes from clean, reliable hydropower.

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Reliable

We maintain high system reliability and a steady focus on system performance.

Idaho Power’s 2018 Energy Mix

Did you know nearly 50% of Idaho Power’s energy came from clean hydropower? The national average is just 7%, making it easy to see why Idaho Power is proud of its portfolio.

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graphic depicting idaho power 49 percent of our energy portfolio comes from hydro electric power

Customer Satisfaction

Our customers matter to us. No matter what your energy needs are, Idaho Power strives to create a positive customer experience — and our efforts have been recognized with some of the highest customer satisfaction scores in our industry.


Why Choose Idaho Power

Affordable Prices

We power businesses for nearly 30% less than the national average. Additionally, Idaho industrial customers received price decreases over the past two years — on average, more than 5% per year.

A Diverse and Clean Portfolio

We are a proud steward of the environment and committed to clean energy. Clean hydropower accounts for nearly 50% of the energy we provide and we’ve set a goal to provide 100% clean energy by 2045. We also offer additional green-energy solutions for more renewable, carbon-free electricity.

Cash Incentives

We’re here to help by serving as your trusted energy advisor. We provide options so you control how much energy you use, and we offer cash incentives for energy-efficient technologies on new construction, major renovations, additions and expansions. We also offer an incentive for investments in new or expanded substation facilities.

Reliable and Personal Service

We work to modernize and strengthen the grid every day to ensure your operations run smoothly. In fact, we proudly maintain a 99.975% reliability record. We’re large enough to power more than 560,000 customers, but we still offer dedicated energy advisors for prompt and reliable service. We look forward to partnering with you to meet your long-term energy needs.

Contact Us

Interested in learning more about how Idaho Power can serve your energy needs? We have a dedicated team of experts that can advise you on the specifics of your project. Call us at 208-388-2606, or complete the form below.

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