Idaho

Idaho

Ben Otto

Idaho Values Energy-Efficient Choices

Saving energy and money is popular in Idaho. But distributed generation policy has been a sticking point for the state’s solar market lately. This has included controversies related to utility-scale solar and net metering costs, said Benjamin Otto, energy associate at Idaho Conservation League. Some of these negotiations have gone well, he said in this interview. Meanwhile, energy efficiency has continued to have steady support in the state

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5 U.S. Climate Stories to Watch as We Head into 2019

Climate change was on ballots across the United States recently. The results were mixed but leave room for increased climate action in the next two years and beyond.

Idaho Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 5.50 / 8
Utilities:
Score 5.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 1.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
53 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
14 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
9 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
83%

of people in Idaho support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(-1 of the national average)
(est. 873,567 of 1,047,606 adults)

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