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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External News

The Green New Deal, Carbon Pricing, And Other Policies that Could Shape 2019

As the threat that climate change poses to civilization becomes clearer, more voices across the political spectrum call for governmental action to slow average global temperature increases and adapt to the impact on natural and constructed infrastructure. Here are three developments likely to shape business strategy in 2019.
Reports

IRS Sheds New Light on Solar Tax Credits, Leaves Energy Storage in the Dark

Guidance on when construction has begun on commercial solar energy properties and other qualified energy properties for purposes of claiming the Investment Tax Credit, the key tax credit for solar energy projects, has been issued by the Internal Revenue Service.

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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