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PUC rejects Idaho Power's request to reverse solar rate decision

Declines to clarify fair compensation for new solar customers Boise, ID -- On Wednesday, February 5, the Idaho Public Utilities Commission rejected Idaho Power Company’s second request to impose a settlement to end the popular net metering program and reduce the amount solar customers earn for energy they send to the grid. In December, the ...

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Advocacy groups request clarity, fair compensation for new solar customers

Boise, ID -- Solar and environmental advocacy groups are moving ahead under the Idaho Public Utilities Commission’s December decision to reject Idaho Power’s proposed settlement to end its popular net metering program and reduce the amount solar customers earn for energy they send to the grid. To help Idahoans understand their options and allow for ...


Net Metering

Like rollover minutes for a cell phone, net metering gives solar energy customers full credit on their utility bills for the excess clean power they contribute to the grid.

This simple billing arrangement is one of the most important state policies for helping Americans generate their own power from the sun. By encouraging private investment in local solar power, it’s creating jobs, reducing utility costs, and building a cleaner energy future for us all.