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About Idaho Power

Idaho Power is an investor owned organization providing electricity in 2 states throughout the country including Oregon and Idaho. This service area also comprises 88 cities within these states. The supplier recently reported a total of 600,317 total customers. Exactly 21,945 of them are industrial accounts, 75,691 are commercial customers and 502,681 are residential properties. Idaho Power's patrons purchase electricity for, on average, 10.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 24.77% lower than the nationwide average rate of 13.71 cents. This makes the provider 620th out of 2923 suppliers in the US for lowest average electricity rate. In 2020 the company sold 83.42% of their total megawatt hours disposed via normal retail sales to end users. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of multiple sources including megawatt hours they produce in their electricity facilities and additional megawatt hours procured by way of wholesale channels. Of the electricity sourced by the company, these two categories comprise 71.99% and 28.45%, respectively. Their revenue for 2020 from electricity activities was $1,347,383,700, with 87.57% coming from retail sales to end users and 4.91% from wholesale electricity sales.

The United States average monthly residential electric bill is $121.23, while the Idaho Power average is 18.11% lower at $99.28 per month. With 6,983,763.76 megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel types, Idaho Power is the 132nd largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels out of 3509 providers in the country. The supplier ranks as the 89th highest producer of megawatt hours created from coal out of 3509 providers in the country. The company's electricity generating plants have output of 2,622,246 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas. This amount makes them 120th highest out of 3509 providers in the nation for total natural gas generation.

Idaho Power Net Metering

Customers of Idaho Power can take advantage of net metering solutions, which is a positive for both parties. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically feasible as it allows people to sell electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Losing electricity due to heat dissipation while transmitting electricity and other causes is part of being in the electricity generation business. Electricity companies must report these losses. Idaho Power reported a yearly loss of around 5.96% of the electricity that they transmit. Idaho Power's energy loss levels result in a ranking of 7th best out of 3509 in the US.

Idaho Power Rate & Electric Bills

Idaho Power residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.118/kWh$0.093/kWh$143.22/mo.$70.24/mo.
620th10.31¢Idaho Power's Average residential price per kWh
1042nd$99.28Average monthly electricity bill for Idaho Power's residential customers

Idaho Power Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:IDACORP
  • Headquarters:1221 West Idaho Street
    Boise, Idaho 83707
    United States of America
  • CEO:Lisa A. Grow

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Quick Facts About Idaho Power

Idaho Power generates 43.52% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources, which ranks them 279th out of the 3509 providers we track in the country.

As the 104th highest producer of electricity in the nation, Idaho Power produces 12,365,497.79 megawatt hours of electricity.

Idaho Power is 11th out of 3509 electricity companies in the country for total megawatt hours produced from hydroelectric power.

Idaho Power is the 77th largest electricity company out of 3509 electricity companies in the US based on megawatt hours sold.

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Energy Loss

Idaho Power's energy loss due to business operations.

-5.96%

Total Energy Loss

1,059,618MWh

1137 National Rank

Idaho Power Energy Makeup

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Idaho Power State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Idaho580,6951,235,538,219196.93%
Oregon19,62255,399,81383.07%

Idaho Power County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Ada County494,967110.34$99.00/mo
Adams County4,379110.34$99.00/mo
Baker County16,66829.78$105.60/mo
Bannock County87,018210.43$99.23/mo
Bingham County47,992210.38$99.10/mo
Blaine County24,272310.03$106.58/mo
Boise County7,610110.34$99.00/mo
Camas County1,077110.34$99.00/mo
Canyon County231,105110.34$99.00/mo
Cassia County24,65569.48$124.79/mo

Power Plants Owned by Idaho Power

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sweetwater County WY Coal 10,362,274.9710,862,493,468.841,048.27
Humboldt County NV Coal 1,815,487.022,029,217,864.511,117.73
Langley Gulch Power PlantIdaho Power (100.00%)
Payette County ID Natural Gas 1,783,588668,739,163.12374.94
Washington County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 1,543,109.02
ID Conventional Hydroelectric 1,408,617.01
Baker County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 685,996
Evander Andrews Power ComplexIdaho Power (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Natural Gas 484,314281,329,160.7580.88
Owyhee County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 363,276
Bennett MountainIdaho Power (100.00%)
Mountain Home ID Natural Gas 354,344205,532,791.52580.04
Gooding County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 302,895

Idaho Power Fuel Makeup

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
43.52%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
35.22%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
21.21%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.05%

Cities Idaho Power Has Coverage

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Idaho Power FAQ:

What is the phone number for Idaho Power?

Idaho Power's customer service phone number is (208) 388-2323

What company is Idaho Power owned by?

Idaho Power is owned by IDACORP.

Who is the CEO of Idaho Power?

Idaho Power's current CEO is Lisa A. Grow.

How much is the average bundled bill for Idaho Power customers each month?

Customers of Idaho Power pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $99.28.

What percentage of Idaho Power's electricity is generated from renewable fuel sources?

Power facilities owned by or associated with Idaho Power generate 43.52% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

What percentage of Idaho Power's electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuels?

Electric generation plants owned by or associated with Idaho Power produce 56.48% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

How many states does Idaho Power offer service in?

There are 2 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Idaho Power including Oregon and Idaho.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Idaho Power customers?

Idaho Power's current average BUNDLED electricity rate is 10.31 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average United States BUNDLED rate of 13.71 cents.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Idaho Power?

Idaho Power is associated with or owns 24 power plants.

What cities does Idaho Power have customers in in?

Idaho Power has customers in 88 cities.

How many counties does Idaho Power offer service to?

There are 27 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Idaho Power including Oregon and Idaho.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-08-01