Idaho Power Company


Idaho Power Company

Infobox_Company
company_name = Idaho Power Company
company_
company_type = Subsidiary
company_slogan =
parent = IDACORP, Inc
foundation = October 1, 1989, previously 1916
location = Boise, Idaho, USA, previously Maine
key_people = J. LaMont Keen, President and Chief Executive Officer, IDACORP, Inc. and Idaho PowerIdaho Power Corporation. [http://www.idahopower.com/aboutus/company/profiles/default.htm Executive Profiles] . October 4, 2008.]
num_employees = 2,028 full time employees (2007)Idaho Power Company. [http://www.idahopower.com/aboutus/company/default.htm Company Information] . October 4, 2008.]
industry = Electrical Generation, distribution
products =
revenue =
net_income =
homepage = http://www.idahopower.com/

Idaho Power Company (IPC) is a regulated electrical power utility. its business involves the purchase, sale, generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Oregon and Idaho. It is a subsidiary of IDACORP, Inc. The company service area generally follows the area around the Snake River and its tributaries.

Idaho Power owns and operates 17 hydroelectric damsIdaho Power Company. [http://www.idahopower.com/energycenter/electricitybasics/generation/hydroelectric.htm Hydroelectric] . October 4, 2008.] and 2 natural gas power plants. IPC also owns shares of three coal power plants.Idaho Power Company. [http://www.idahopower.com/energycenter/electricitybasics/generation/thermal.htm Thermal] . October 4, 2008.]

In 2007, electricity sold by IPC was 33% Hydroelectric, 39% Thermal and 28% was purchased from other generation companies.Idaho Power Company. [http://www.idahopower.com/aboutus/company/facts/default.htm Facts] . October 4, 2008.]

History

Idaho Power Company was originally incorporated in Maine in 1916. It was reincorporated in Idaho as a subsidiary of IDACORP, Inc October 1, 1989.Idaho Power Company. [http://www.idahopower.com/aboutus/company/default.htm Company Information] . October 4, 2008.]

Hydroelectricity

IPC owns and operates 17 hydroelectric power plants with a generation nameplate capacity of 1,988,615 kilowatts.Idaho Power Company. [http://www.idahopower.com/energycenter/electricitybasics/generation/hydroelectric.htm Hydroelectric] . October 4, 2008.]
*American Falls Dam power plant
*Bliss Dam power plant
*Brownlee Dam power plant
*C. J. Strike Dam power plant
*Hells Canyon Dam power plant
*Milner Dam power plant
*Oxbow Dam power plant
*Shoshone Falls power plant

References

External links

*http://www.idahopower.com/


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