Peter Richardson

Peter Richardson

Peter Richardson is a principal attorney at Richardson Adams PLLC with 40 years of experience working and litigating in the clean energy industry at the state and federal level. He is the chairman of Idaho Energy Freedom’s Advisory Council. Learn more at

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The best hedge against Idaho’s rising energy prices is renewable energy

By: - May 24, 2023

Most Idahoans are being worn down by the economic impact of inflation. Over the past two months, Idaho’s primary natural gas and power utilities, not to mention the local water company, are planning hefty raises that will harm ratepayers, particularly those living on fixed incomes.  Idaho Power recently requested an increase of 10.3%, or an […]

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Southern Idaho’s Lava Ridge Wind Project deserves your mental energy

By: - February 7, 2023

As an Idaho based energy attorney representing consumers, and small renewable energy developers for the last 40 years, I have, as the cliché goes, seen it all (or at least a lot of “it”). What I have learned over the last four decades is that energy development in Idaho, when done right, benefits all of […]