For Idaho Power, the Smart Grid represents energy innovation. It gives customers information they need to be wise energy consumers. It uses new technology to retrieve data and take actions that benefit electrical grid performance. And it leverages a combination of improvements that enhance customer service and power reliability, help integrate renewable resources, and create opportunities for time, energy and cost savings.
Smart Grid Benefits
- Enable customers to make more informed energy use decisions
- Reduce the time and impact of outages
- Limit effects of power line disturbances to strengthen the grid
- Support integration of renewable energy into our resource portfolio