Utilities & Infrastructure

In Idaho, you will find energy costs to be among the lowest in the country for businesses with less red tape to cross when seeking out utility information. The cities and utility providers in our region are responsive and quick in helping you get information about permits, and what it takes to get your business up and running.


Idaho Power provides the Boise Metro with electricity that’s low cost, reliable and renewable. Powering businesses for nearly 30 percent less than the national average and sourcing almost half of its resource portfolio from clean, reliable hydropower, Idaho Power is a consistent, reliable energy provider. See how Idaho’s rates compare with other states.

Idaho Power, headquartered in vibrant and fast-growing Boise, has been a locally operated energy company since 1916. Today, it serves a 24,000-square-mile area in Idaho and Oregon.

The company’s goal to provide 100% clean energy by 2045 builds on its long history as a clean-energy leader that provides reliable service at affordable prices. With 17 low-cost hydroelectric projects at the core of its diverse energy mix, Idaho Power’s residential, business and agricultural customers pay among the nation’s lowest prices for electricity. Its 1,400+employees proudly serve more than 560,000 customers with a culture of safety first, integrity always and respect for all.

To learn more, visit idahopower.com/econdev.

Considering expanding or relocating your business?

Utilities will vary depending on the site, and BVEP would love to help you evaluate options. Give us a call and we can help with a custom real estate search and utilities overview.