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Take Our Customer Satisfaction Survey for Prizes!

We are once again conducting a Customer Satisfaction Survey. It is brief, and should only take 5 minutes of your time.

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Idaho Falls Power recognized with prestigious RP3 designation

Idaho Falls Power has been awarded the Diamond Level of Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® National Designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for providing reliable and safe electric service. The Diamond Level is the highest level of achievement for a public power utility.

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2024 ICUA Youth Rally

Would your sophomore or junior like a $500 scholarship and a free trip to Boise this summer with an opportunity to earn even MORE scholarship money and a trip to Washington DC next year? Continue reading to find out more.

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2024 Construction Season Kick-Off Event

Attention Contractors, Electricians and Engineers!
Please join us at the 2024 Construction Season Kick-Off Event, where we'll be discussing 2024 Service Policy updates, processes & procedures, feedback, and more!
Tues, March 12, 2024 | 8am – 9am
Idaho Falls Public Library, 457 W Broadway
Coffee, juice, donuts and pastries will be served. 

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Idaho Falls Power to Construct New Electricity Generation Plant

Idaho Falls Power, the community-owned provider of reliable and affordable electricity, will be making a $36 million investment by adding a new local power generation plant continuing its long history of ensuring reliable and affordable energy.

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Project Help

Project Help provides financial assistance to Idaho Falls residents who need help paying their utility bills. The assistance is supported by generous donations from Idaho Falls Utility customers. Learn more about how you can help someone in need

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FREE Energy Audit Event for Local Businesses

Learn how to cut energy and overhead costs in your business! You may qualify for a free lighting and HVAC audit with a team of energy efficiency experts from Idaho Falls Power and Trade Ally Network NW. Complete our online questionnaire to qualify today! CLICK HERE to get started.

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RFP for Geothermal Generation

Idaho Falls Power (IFP) is seeking proposals from entities capable of delivering up to 15 MW of geothermal generation, with a target between 6 and 12 MW. IFP is open to proposals for projects in various stages of development that can meet this capacity requirement by the specified Commercial Operation Date. View the RFP.

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Future Resource Planning

Idaho Falls Power's goal is to provide low-cost, reliable electricity that meets current and future energy and sustainability needs. To best serve and provide for the needs of our customers and our community while maintaining our overall goals and objectives, IFP continually looks at and explores additional energy resources to best plan for current and future energy needs.

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2023 ICUA Youth Rally

Would your Sophomore or Junior-aged teens like $500 and a free trip to Caldwell this summer with an opportunity to earn MORE money and a trip to Washington DC? Well then, have them apply for the ICUA Youth Rally & Scholarship Program! Applications will be accepted through April 15, 2023.
Aside from the money, the kids will have a wonderful experience at the rally doing all sorts of educational, formal, professional, fun, team-building and bonding activities. Apply on the Idaho Falls Power website or by clicking here:
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Idaho Falls Power Completes Major Upgrade

Idaho Falls Power held a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of the Paine Substation, which is part of a $20 million project to enhance Idaho Falls Power’s services.

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Idaho Falls Power Energy Resource Advisory Committee

Idaho Falls Power is seeking public help in shaping the utility's energy resource portfolio to best address our customers' current and future needs. The utility is currently accepting applications from interested Idaho Falls Power customers wishing to serve on the Idaho Falls Power Energy Resource Advisory Committee. 

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Idaho Falls Fiber Welcomes ConnectFast to the State’s Largest, Open-Access Fiber Network.

Idaho Falls Fiber is excited to announce that they are expanding their service provider network, adding even more low-cost internet choices for customers on Idaho’s largest, open-access fiber network.

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Idaho Falls Power Wins Multiple Awards for Customer Communications

The Northwest Public Power Administration (NWPPA) has recognized Idaho Falls Power (IFP) with multiple awards as part of the organization’s 28th annual Excellence in Communications competition.

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Idaho Falls Power Recognizes Anheuser-Busch for Energy Efficiency Award

(Idaho Falls, ID) – Idaho Falls Power is proud to recognize the Idaho Falls Anheuser-Busch Malting Plant, one of their largest industrial customers, for their efforts to help increase enIDF AB Logoergy efficiency and conserve power.

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Idaho Falls Power Offers Simple Tips to Help Stay Safe, Save Energy in the Heat

(Idaho Falls, ID) – High temperatures during the summer can place a huge strain on electric infrastructure as people turn on air conditioners to combat the high heat. The additional demand on the power grid not only strains electrical infrastructure, it also causes higher demand for power and higher costs to purchase electricity in energy markets.

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Idaho Falls Power to Conduct Microgrid Test

(Idaho Falls, ID) – Idaho Falls Power (IFP) and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) are collaborating on a special experiment to test running IFP’s hydro power plants to provide essential power for Idaho Falls customers during emergencies.

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2021 Electric & Fiber Construction

Idaho Falls Power and Idaho Falls Fiber are completing a joint electric and communication infrastructure upgrade in neighborhoods between Rollandet and St. Clair Road, 25th and Sunnyside Road. The project is broken up into three phases and slated to begin in April. 

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Sugarmill to Paine 161kV Transmission Line

Construction is currently underway to improve power transmission capacity and provide needed reliability investments to the power system serving the northern portion of the City of Idaho Falls and also benefitting all of eastern Idaho’s transmission grid.

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Idaho Falls Fiber

Idaho Falls Fiber is a fiber optic infrastructure owned by Idaho Falls Power. Since 2002, Idaho Falls Fiber has provided the infrastructure for businesses to access the fastest internet possible. In 2019, Idaho Falls Fiber started expanding its network, so local residents can take advantage of high-speed internet in their homes.

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