The Gem State
IOU, Municipal, Cooperative, Retail Energy Suppliers, Wholesale
Idaho Consumer Choice: No Deregulation
Utility: Consumers in Idaho may not choose their energy supplier.
Idaho Electric Choice: No. Consumers in Idaho do not have electric choice.
Idaho Gas Choice: No. Natural gas is regulated in Idaho.
Deregulated Gas Year Electric Year
Idaho No N/A No N/A No gas choice for residential consumers.
STATE NERC INTERCONNECTION ISO/RTO
Idaho WECC Western None
Idaho Population: 1,787,065 People/ Land Mile: 21.6
Square Miles: 36,420 Land Miles: 35,826 Water Miles: 593
Net Generation 133,459,711 MWH Retail Sales 104,194,376 MWH Gas 890.4 trillion Btu
Counties ID Zip Codes ID Utility Zip Codes
FERC Authority: West Natural Gas Region
Electric Retail Average: 8.2 cents/kWh (Ave)
U.S. Commodity Sources 2019:
• Coal: 0.1%
• Natural Gas: 21.1%
• Hydro: 55.4%
• Geothermal: 0.4%
• Solar PV: 3.3%
• Wind: 16.2%
• Biomass: 3.4%
2013 U.S. Commodity Sources:
• Coal: 0.5%
• Natural Gas: 21.5
• Hydro: 58%
• Other Renewables: 20%
ID Solar: Net Metering, Tax Credits, Solar Rebates
Idaho Public Utilities Commission
Idaho Consumer Protection Office
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