Education battle tops Idaho news stories for 2012 - Article Photos 4/15

From left, Senior Vice President of Idaho Power, Lisa Grow, Governor of Idaho C.L. "Butch" Otter and President and CEO of the Exergy Development Group, James Carkulis sign off on a windmill blade during the Idaho Wind Partners Groundbreaking in Hagerman Valley, Idaho on Tuesday, Aug. 24. 2010. Exergy Development Group idled $323 million in wind projects and wants out of obligations to build dairy biogas-to-power plants; and the light went out on Micron's twin alt-energy ventures, solar panel panels and energy-efficient LED lights. (AP Photo/Times-News, Drew Nash)