Idaho Power pitches sales agreement with landfill energy project

By Twin Falls Times-News, via

BURLEY — Idaho Power Co. has made an offer on the energy produced by Southern Idaho Solid Waste District’s planned landfill gas-to-energy project at Milner Butte Landfill.

The power company has asked the Public Utilities Commission to approve a 20-year contract and purchase price agreement beginning in October 2018. CAFCO Idaho Refuse Management LLC will sell output from the 5-megawatt project at the landfill west of Burley.