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Idaho Power asks customers to conserve energy | Local News | idahopress.com

Idaho Power asked customers to #LightentheLoad over social media Tuesday night, as current conditions across the west are leading to higher strain on the grid.

Sep 8, 2022

It's pretty unusual': Half-inch of snow, power outages make for manic May Monday in Boise | Local News | idahopress.com

Many Boiseans woke up Monday morning to snow sticking on grass and cars. In downtown Boise, the chairs and tables at restaurants’ outdoor patios were covered in snow.

May 9, 2022

Idaho Power Announces Plans to Install State's First Large-Scale Battery Storage Systems | Idaho | bigcountrynewsconnection.com

BOISE - Idaho Power has announced plans to install 120 megawatts (MW) of battery storage, the state's first utility-scale battery storage systems, with the expectation to come online next summer.

May 2, 2022

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Power Outage FAQs

What is Power Outage?

Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.

What Causes Power Outages?

  • Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.

What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?

  • Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
  • Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
  • Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
  • Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.

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Melba, Idaho

City Melba
County Canyon
State Idaho (ID)
Country United States
Zip Codes 83641