Idaho
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While Idaho may be world-famous for its potato production, it may soon be known as a renewable energy hub as well. With excellent hydropower, geothermal, biomass, cattle waste, solar and wind energy resources, Idaho has much to gain from renewable energy resources.

Endorsements
Resource Maps
Incentives and Policies
Where to Find Biofuel Pumps
How to Sign up for Green Power

 2011 Report on Idaho Renewable Energy - American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)

Endorsements

Governor:
Butch Otter
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Courtesy of DOE/NREL
Congress:
Rep. Simpson
State Alliance:


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Resource Maps

 

Wind Map
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Wind resources at 50 meters
Source:
http://www.eere.energy.gov/windandhydro/

 

 

Solar Map
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Source:
http://www.eere.energy.gov

 

Incentives and Policy

Search the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency at http://www.dsireusa.org

 

Where to Find Biofuels Pumps

E85 pumps in ID:
http://www.eere.energy.gov/afdc/progs/ind_state.cgi?ID

Biodiesel pumps in ID:
http://www.biodiesel.org/buyingbiodiesel

 

How to Sign Up for Green Power

Buy Wind, Landfill gas, Hydro power: http://www.eere.energy.gov/greenpower

Install Wind power:
http://www.awea.org/smallwind/idaho.html

Install Solar Power:
To find a Solar Professional in your area to design, engineer, install or service a solar system, visit this website: http://www.findsolar.com/index.php?page=findacontractor

 

Other Resources

Executive Order Establishing the Idaho 25x'25 Renewable Energy Council:

Executive Order No. 2007-20 Executive Order No. 2007-20

Idaho Renewable Energy News and Links:
http://www.eere.energy.gov/states/state_specific_information.cfm/state=ID

Alternative Energy Resources in Idaho:
http://www.eere.energy.gov/states/alternatives/resources_id.cfm

Idaho Office of Energy Resources:
http://www.energy.idaho.gov/energyalliance/

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