This committee has broad oversight over the energy and telecommunications industries. Representative legislation it has dealt with concern advanced energy technology, electricity rates, public utilities, energy generation and transmission, and environmental conservation.
This committee oversees matters relating to Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, energy, energy policy planning and regulation, telecommunications, information systems and related technology. Representative matters the commission has dealt with include energy conservation, demand response programs, tax deductions for installing energy efficiency upgrades, renewable energy credits, and the integrated State Energy Plan.
This committee has broad oversight authority over legislation relating to state government and affairs, including energy, public utilities, and the Public Utilities Commissions. Representative legislation it has dealt with includes electricity rates and tariffs, wind farms, and the Idaho Energy Resources Authority.