Give the Gift of Energy Savings

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Whether you are finishing up your holiday shopping list, just getting started, or picking up a little something for yourself, Idaho Power has some ideas to give the gift of energy savings: Go high-tech at home with a smart thermostat. […]

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Check Your Holiday Lighting for Safety’s Sake

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Hundreds of fires and injuries occur each year from holiday decorations, so add this safety checklist from Idaho Power to your list of pre-holiday preparations. Use LED lights, which are more efficient and safer than incandescent bulbs because they produce […]

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Save Energy Cooking Your Holiday Meal

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Prepping your Thanksgiving meal can be a lot of work, but taking a few minutes to think about your energy use can lead to savings. Here are a few tips to keep energy use down — and your home safe […]

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Prepare Your Home Now in Case of Winter Outages

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With colder weather here, Idaho Power says it’s a good time to prepare your home in case of weather-related outages. Although the energy company’s average customer is without power for fewer than three hours per year, heavy snow on lines […]

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Boise School Receives Solar Program Grant

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Sacred Heart Catholic School in Boise is the latest recipient of the Solar 4R Schools grant. The program is funded by Clean Energy Your Way–Flexible Option (formerly known as Green Power Program) participants and administered by Idaho Power. Solar 4R […]

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Idaho Power Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week November 13-17, 2023

National Apprenticeship Week is November 13-19, and Idaho Power is celebrating by honoring generations of apprentices who power communities across southern Idaho and eastern Oregon. An apprenticeship is a great way to train for a stable, rewarding, high-paying career in […]

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Beware of Energy-wasting Phantom Load

Spooky season is upon us, and it’s a great time to find and reduce the phantom load in your home to save energy and money all year long. Phantom load — or standby power — comes from electronics that draw […]

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Keep Halloween Fun and Safe for Kids

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With Halloween less than a week away, it’s a good time to think about holiday safety. Idaho Power has several tips to keep Halloween fun, including some reminders about electrical equipment. If you have kiddos trick-or-treating: Ensure costumes are visible […]

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