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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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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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beware of water bottle fire hazards

Did you know leaving a water bottle in your vehicle on a sunny day can be a fire hazard? Last summer, an Idaho Power employee was surprised to discover the water bottle in his truck was starting to burn a […]

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tick prevention

Summer is tick season throughout Idaho Power’s service area. Most of us — or our pets — have had encounters with ticks. These parasites can be hard to see, difficult to remove and are often carriers of disease. As you […]

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life jacket loaner station sign

Each year, tens of thousands of people visit waterways and parks near Idaho Power dams. With summer officially under way, now is a good time for some safety reminders: Most Idaho Power dams have sirens and strobe lights that signal […]

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Roland on the River Powercache Mascot

As the 4th of July approaches and families and friends head into the great outdoors, Idaho Power reminds you to pack your GPS! Idaho Power employees have hidden 12 geocaches along the Snake River in the Hells Canyon, C.J. Strike, […]

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May in Motion graphic

This year, 155 Boise-area Idaho Power employees participated in May in Motion (MiM), an annual, month-long alternative transportation challenge. Idaho Power earned the highest award — Platinum — for having: Approximately 15 percent of the company’s Treasure Valley employees participate […]

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June 2018 news scans

The June issue of Connections, Idaho Power’s monthly customer newsletter, focuses on the company’s efforts to provide recreational opportunities along the Snake River. The lead story focuses on Idaho Power’s parks and campgrounds, several of which are a part of […]

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Nearly 300 researchers and power engineers arrive in Boise on Sunday, June 24, for the 15th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS). In simple terms, that means studying ways to ensure reliable electrical service. “We started […]

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news scans protected power pole

Wildfire season in Idaho is something we can anticipate every year. Each summer, fires burn thousands of acres throughout Idaho Power’s service area. Since wood power poles have been an easy target in the past, Idaho Power’s vegetation management program […]

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