Letters from the West

May 28, 2014

Idaho PUC denies Idaho Power solar moratorium

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission denied Idaho Power’s request to temporarily suspend its obligation under federal law to sign new contracts to buy solar power from small developers.

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."