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Are batteries the future for Idaho Power?

An artist rendering of the battery storage facility, which looks like rows of battery backs sitting on a concrete slab out in a green field surrounded by foothills.
Bertholt Schroeder
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Powin
An artist rendering by Powin, the Portland-based company that will provide the batteries for Idaho Power storage.

It may be cool now, but that won’t last for long!

Senior Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer of Idaho Power, Adam Richins, joins Idaho Matters to tell us exactly where our power comes from and why the company wants to build its first battery storage facility.

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