When will Idaho Falls invest in wind energy?
Idaho Falls Power has a purchase agreement with Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems for 3.032 megawatts (MW), or 5.26 percent of the output, of the Horse Butte Wind Farm. Horse Butte is located on 17.600 acres in Bonneville County, about 15 miles east of Idaho Falls, and consists of 32 wind turbines each capable of generating 1.8 MW. The turbines went online in August 2012.


is contemplating a wind project with other public power entities through the Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems organization. A site east of Idaho Falls is under investigation for the potential wind project. That project could advance to construction as early as the end of 2010.

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