Idaho Falls Power owns and operates 5 hydroelectric projects along the Snake River, the utility owns a portion of the Horse Butte Wind project, and IFP operates a small solar installation at our location on S. Capital Avenue. Together, these projects produce enough electricity to meet 26.26% of the City's electric requirements. The remainder of the electric requirements are met through long-term contracts with Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and short-term market purchases. Roughly 67.15% of the electric requirements, for the City of Idaho Falls, are met through long-term contracts with BPA, and about 6.6% of the City's electric requirements are met through short-term market purchases.
Overall, hydroelectric production accounts for 87.14% of the City's electric requirements, with 96.54% of the electric requirements being met by hydro, wind, solar, and nuclear power. Less than 4% of the City's electricity comes from coal and natural gas.
|Resource Type||MWh||Percent of Portfolio|
|All Other Generation Types||1,956.80||0.21%|
|Type of Generation||IFP Owned||Long-Term Contracts||Short-Term Purchases||Total|
|All other generation||0.21%||0.21%|