Bill Inserts for August 2018

cover of August 2018 Connections

Connections August 2018 (sent to all customers) Knowledge is Power for Community Education Reps Solar 4R Schools Benefits Local Students FFA Students Pitch In to Keep Osprey Safe PB & J Yogurt Pops from the Electric Kitchen Commercial and Industrial […]

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Connections for August 2018

cover of August 2018 Connections

Connections, August 2018

  • Knowledge is Power for Community Education Reps
  • Solar 4R Schools Benefits Local Students
  • FFA Students Pitch In to Keep Osprey Safe
  • PB & J Yogurt Pops from the Electric Kitchen

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City of Fruitland Earns More than $200,000 for Energy Efficiency

FRUITLAND, Idaho — Through designing and installing equipment with energy efficiency upgrades at its new wastewater treatment plant, the City of Fruitland has reduced its energy expenses and earned an Idaho Power energy efficiency incentive check for $206,836. The Fruitland […]

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Beware of Scam Callers Impersonating Idaho Power

the word "scam" in red over a pile of cash

When Colby Patchin, owner of Boise Pottery, got a phone call insisting he pay his power bill immediately or face shutoff, he was leery. But when he returned the call, the recorded message and the person on the other end […]

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FFA Students Help Idaho Power Keep Osprey Safe

two ospreys sitting in a nest atop a nesting platform

Idaho Power builds and installs platforms on poles to give osprey a safe place to nest around power lines. Recently, Idaho Power got some unexpected help from the Meridian Chapter of the Future Farmers of America (FFA). As part of […]

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Stay Safe Around Downed Power Lines

downed powerline car accident

On average, Idaho Power’s service area sees at least one car-pole accident each day of the year. There have already been more than a dozen car-pole collisions this July, leading to outages for more than 2,000 customers. The average car-pole […]

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Idaho Power Vehicle Auction Saturday, July 21

white sedan

Thirty-four pieces of Idaho Power equipment, including cars, pickups, vans, snowmobiles, jet boats and trailers will be auctioned off on Saturday, July 21, at Dealers Auto Auction (DAA) of Idaho, 3323 Port St., Nampa. Doors open at noon and the […]

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Video: How to Hold a Catfish Without Getting “Stung”

hands demonstrating how to hold a catfish without getting stung by it

Have you ever handled a catfish? With the 20,000 channel cats Idaho Power recently stocked in Milner Reservoir near Burley, you may have an opportunity. Channel catfish have sharp spines on their dorsal and pectoral fins — watch this short […]

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July Connections Highlights Green Energy

July 2018 Connections Newsletter Masthead

The July issue of Connections, Idaho Power’s monthly customer newsletter, focuses on the company’s efforts to keep its energy green. The lead article highlights Idaho Power’s carbon-light energy portfolio, commitment to environmental stewardship and efforts to preserve natural resources. Other […]

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Keep Cool While Managing Your Electricity Use

Hot weather is here, and that can mean increased energy use as we keep our homes and businesses cool. Idaho Power has a few tips for staying cool when it’s hot outside. Close doors, windows and window coverings during the […]

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