The Idaho Public Utilities Commission (PUC) will reconsider a Jan. 26 order that granted Idaho Power Co.’s request to hold onto its renewable energy certificates (RECs) rather than sell them on the open market or to other utilities. It will take written comments from the parties in the case through March 30 and will conduct verbal arguments on April 22.

Idaho Power’s Elkhorn Wind project in Oregon and its Raft River geothermal project in Idaho generated more than 320,000 MWh of RECs for Idaho Power in 2007 and 2008. Read More