Video: Documenting the Life of an Idaho Power Pole

Idaho Power poles come from forests like this one.

Power poles are an essential part of Idaho Power’s electrical grid. The company uses thousands of wooden power poles across its 24,000 square-mile service area, which extends from southeastern Idaho to eastern Oregon. But how does a power pole come […]

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Idaho Power Crews Help Avista Restore Power After Storm

Strong winds Tuesday night knocked out power for tens of thousands of Avista Utilities customers in north Idaho and Washington. On Wednesday, Avista accepted Idaho Power’s offer to send several crews, plus trucks and other equipment, north to help turn […]

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Donation Helps Hailey Crisis Hotline Train Latino Leaders

Idaho Power employees present a donation to support the Wood River Valley crisis hotline program.

Idaho Power recently delivered a check to support the Hailey Crisis Hotline’s Latino Mentoring Program. The nonprofit Crisis Hotline has been supporting mental health and social well-being in the Wood River Valley since 1987. To address heightened community needs during […]

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Video: Treasure Valley Hops Farm Goes 100% Clean

A row of hops at Obendorf Farms

The Obendorf family has raised crops in Canyon County since the early 1900s. They’ve grown hops for more than 70 years. This year, they’re buying 100% clean energy through Idaho Power. Obendorf Farms’ commitment to clean energy aligns with its […]

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Be Prepared if Winter Weather Causes Power Outages

Graphic that says: We're prepared for winter weather. Are you? Outages are rare and usually brief, but it's good to be ready.

Be Prepared if Winter Weather Causes Power Outages Idaho Power keeps the lights on 99.972% of the time, but winter weather can lead to outages. And while the average Idaho Power customer is without power for fewer than two hours […]

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