If you’re considering putting solar panels or other renewable generation at your home or business, Idaho Power is here to help. This checklist is a great place to start to see if it’s the right decision for you. We also have other resources listed below, and feel free to contact us with any questions. Also, please be sure to educate yourself about the current cases before the Idaho Public Utilities Commission that could change your expected payback date when making a solar investment.
No matter what you decide, you can still feel great about where your energy comes from. Nearly 50% of Idaho Power’s energy comes from clean hydroelectricity. Our energy mix also includes wind, solar and geothermal resources. Learn more about our energy mix and our 100% clean energy goal.
Use Google’s Project Sunroof to estimate your installation costs and expected payback date.
Learn about our customer generation policies, rules, and pending cases.
Learn about customer generation, how to connect your system, and what happens if you send excess energy back to the grid.
While Idaho Power does not recommend specific companies, we do have tips to help you choose the right installer — and make sure everything they’re telling you is true.
Already picked your installer? Learn the process to get your system installed and access applications, forms and requirements.
If rooftop solar isn’t for you, we have plenty of other options to support clean energy and energy efficiency.
Learn about a subscription-based program giving customers in Oregon an option to buy or lease a portion of a locally generated solar energy.
View eligibility requirements and request to transfer eligible excess energy credits to a separate meter.