Idaho Power

In Idaho, you will find power costs to be among the lowest in the country for businesses.  Idaho Power provides energy that is reliable, renewable and at a reduced cost – over the last 7 years, industrial rates have been 30-40% less than the national average.  Idaho’s Commercial Rates are also among the lowest in the nation, click here to see how we compare to other metros.

Idaho Power offers cash incentives to business customers for energy efficient upgrades to their buildings.  Learn how other businesses have reduced their electric bills by clicking here.

Idaho Power has also been in the news recently for their work with many companies in Idaho.  Among these include:

What would electrical costs be for my company? 

Idaho Power offers a rate comparison tool, with data coming from the 2012 Edison Electric Institute Survey. See below for a sample comparison of how the Boise Valley compares with other metros, or click below to use

Idaho Power’s comparison tool.
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Idaho Power Company:

Idaho Power was established in 1916 and is an electric utility engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution, sale and purchase of electric energy. It is a subsidiary of IDACORP, Inc. Idaho Power employs approximately 2,000 people to serve a 24,000 square-mile service area in southern Idaho and eastern Oregon. With 17 low-cost hydroelectric projects as the core of its generation portfolio, Idaho Power’s 492,000 residential, business and agricultural customers pay some of the nation’s lowest prices for electricity.

Idaho Power obtains energy from a diverse set of generation resources, long-term power purchase agreements, and short-term market purchases. The estimated fuel mix for Idaho Power’s resource portfolio (2012) is: 52% hydropower, 5% Natural Gas, 9% Wind, 32% Coal, & 3% Geothermal & Other. Click here to download Idaho Power’s economic development brochure, with additional information about Idaho Power and the services they provide.

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