December 11, 2023

Idaho Power

CAISO Pursuing Approval of New Line to Tap Idaho Wind
CAISO is moving quickly to gain approval for a proposed transmission line that would allow California to meet targets for tapping Idaho wind resources while helping both states bolster their resource adequacy.
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FERC OKs Tx Swap Between Idaho Power, PacifiCorp

FERC approved a transmission asset swap between Idaho Power and PacificCorp as part of the companies’ plans to develop a 300-mile-long, 500-kV line.

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Plan Seeks to Boost Prospects for New Transmission in the West

The Western Power Pool floated a plan to revamp transmission planning in the West to spur development of the kind of large-scale transmission projects FERC’s Order 1000 has failed to produce.

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Idaho PUC Declines to Join Western RTO Governance Effort

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission last week said it will not join with other state regulators in an initiative to lay the groundwork for an independent RTO designed to serve the entire Western Interconnection.

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Forum Turnout, Tone Could Signal Growing Support for EDAM
The stars may not yet have aligned for CAISO in the contest to bring an organized electricity market to the West, but key industry players appeared to be doing just that at an ISO event to celebrate the progress of its Extended Day-Ahead Market.
Idaho Power Seeks FERC Help with $700K WEIM Fine
Idaho Power asked FERC to overturn a $700,000 fine for what it called a minor metering mistake that had no real impact on the Western Energy Imbalance Market.
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Feds Charge Idaho Man in Dam Attacks
Gunfire caused more than $200,000 damage at two Idaho Power dams, the Justice Department said.
Order 881 Timelines Need Explaining, FERC Says
FERC issued orders directing transmission providers to clarify their timelines for calculating and submitting ambient-adjusted line ratings under Order 881.
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PSCo, Idaho Power Comply with Show-cause Order
FERC has approved two Western utilities’ revisions to their transmission formula rate protocols in their response to a show cause proceeding begun last year.
ERO Backs FERC’s Cyber Monitoring Proposal
NERC and the regional entities expressed support last week for FERC's proposal for internal network monitoring at utilities, but said it is a complex task.

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