December 19, 2010 8:51 PM

Idaho power companies move to slow alternative energy

In the midst of an energy transition not seen since Idaho Power built its Hells Canyon dams in the 1950s and ’60s, Idaho’s new energy economy is evolving faster than the state’s infrastructure can handle it. The state's main power companies have asked the Idaho Public Utilities Commission to curtail wind projects and make the regulatory system catch up to the changing energy markets.

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