Key Idaho contacts

Utilities and Rates

Utilities and rates

Idaho has 31 retail utility providers:

  • 15 Cooperatives
  • 11 Municipal
  • 3 Investor-owned (IOU’s)
  • 2 Federal

Industrial cost range: .01 to 22.22 cents/kWh (Lowest industrial rate is from Bonneville Power Administration).

Commercial cost range: .65 to 9.10 cents/kWh (Lowest industrial rate is from Western Area Power Administration).

4 utilities offer “green” pricing programs (The Green Power Network).

CHP Policy and Incentives Development

CHP Policy & Incentives

Clean energy installations in Idaho

Sites with clean energy: 19

Total installed megawatts: 218.46

Sample companies and facilities using clean energy:


  • Nu-West Industries
  • Potlatch Corporation
  • Amalgamated Sugar Co. (Nampa factory)
  • American Potato/NNG
  • Boise Cascade Corporation


  • West Boise Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Pocatello Wastewater


  • Dean Foods
  • Big Sky Dairy
  • Dry Creek Dairy

Northwest TAP contacts

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