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Montana Bill Could Hinder State’s Future Wind Investments

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 27, 2017

A proposed Montana Senate bill could deter future investment in the state’s underused renewable energy resources, including wind power, according to the Sierra Club’s Montana chapter. S.B.338, introduced by Sen. Duane Ankney, R-Colstrip, would force Puget Sound Energy and Talen [Read More]

Utility Closes Power Purchase Deal On Montana Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 03, 2017

NorthWestern Energy recently entered into an agreement with WKN Montana II to purchase the power from the 80 MW Vivaldi Springtime Wind Project in Montana. After extensive negotiations between the developer and NorthWestern Energy, the price to be paid for [Read More]

Greenfield Wind Farm Changes Hands In Montana

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 09, 2016

Through a wholly owned subsidiary, Greenbacker Renewable Energy Co. LLC has acquired a 25 MW operating wind generation facility in Montana. The Greenfield Wind Farm was sold by Greenfield Wind LLC, which is majority owned and managed by Foundation Windpower [Read More]

Montana PSC Slashes Power Rate For Proposed Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 20, 2016

The Montana Public Service Commission (PSC) has voted 4-1 to establish contract terms and conditions between Greycliff Wind Prime LLC and NorthWestern Energy for a proposed 25 MW wind farm in southcentral Montana. In July 2015, says the PSC, Greycliff [Read More]

Montana’s New Energy Plan Focuses On Wind Power Potential

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2016

Gov. Steve Bullock, D-Mont., has announced a new blueprint for Montana’s energy future. According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), which is praising the governor’s plan, the blueprint recognizes the value of a stronger electricity grid and the expansion [Read More]

New Montana Campaign Promotes Economic Benefits Of Adopting Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 02, 2016

The Montana Renewable Energy Association and Renewable Northwest have launched a campaign to expand the use of renewable energy in Montana. The new marketing campaign – called Charge! – focuses on economic, rather than environmental, reasons to turn to wind, [Read More]