You may have a subscription to Netflix or a music streaming service, but soon you could be subscribing to a solar panel project in Boise!

Idaho Power had a plan for a 'community solar project' in Boise and now the the Idaho Public Utilities Commission has approved the project, making it Idaho's utility-owned solar power production.

How will it be funded? The $1.2 million project will be paid mostly through subscriptions from Idaho residents. These subscriptions will cost $562 a piece, the buyers would then receive a credit on their monthly power bill reflecting the solar panel's output.

Solar panel
Credit: Manfredini Mauro

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