We wrote this week about Idaho Power's digital smart meters, which most of Ada County residents now have outside their homes. The Idaho Business Review also reported on Idaho Power's federal stimulus grant, as well as other stimulus money coming to Idaho utilities.
We did promise ya'll in the article that we'd walk you through the process for analyzing your hourly power consumption, so here ya go, step by step. We'd love to hear from readers how you plan to use this glut of new information.
If you want to read your actual digital meter, the one outside your house, you can follow the detailed instructions in the Idaho Power video on this page.