Yearly Archives: 2018

Knowledge is Power for Community Education Representatives

idaho power community education representative in a classroom setting

Back-to-school season is an especially busy and exciting time for Idaho Power’s community education representatives. The August issue of Connections, Idaho Power’s monthly customer newsletter, looks at how these energy ambassadors prepare to share valuable lessons about electricity in schools. […]

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Play it Safe Around Water Over Holiday Weekend

stay safe on the water this summer

For many families, Labor Day weekend signals the last chance for summer outings. That can mean fun around the water. Idaho Power urges everyone to keep safety in mind when visiting waterways and parks near our dams. Most Idaho Power […]

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Look Up. Look Around. Be Safe around Overhead Lines!

transmission line structure

Overhead power lines are all around us. And every year, people are seriously or fatally injured by contacting overhead lines. Most of these accidents occur when people operate heavy equipment or use tall items, such as irrigation pipes, ladders or […]

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Caution: Scammers Targeting Idaho Power Customers Intensify

red word spelling out SCAM

Many Idaho Power customers are reporting attempted scams targeting their homes or businesses. Scammers, posing as Idaho Power employees, have been calling to demand immediate payment to avoid termination of service. This common scam involves a caller telling a customer […]

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Prolonged High Temperatures May Impact Summer Bills

High temperatures affect more than just what clothes you wear — they also affect your energy use. Heating and cooling costs account for up to 50 percent of a home’s energy use and rise or fall in direct response to […]

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Shoshone Falls Power Plant Improvements Underway

Idaho Power is upgrading the road, electrical generators and intake structure at its power plant visible just downstream of Shoshone Falls. Visitor access will not be affected. TWIN FALLS, Idaho, August 21, 2018 — Visitors to Shoshone Falls may notice […]

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Community Ed Reps Prep for Back-to-School

One of our Community Education Representatives

With the school year fast approaching, Idaho Power’s team of five community education representatives will soon return to classrooms across the company’s service area. Every year, the team shares free presentations with students on topics including electrical safety, energy efficiency, […]

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