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Created on Monday, 11 November 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy standard, montana, renewable energy, clean energy
November 11 -- In less than a decade, renewable energy generation has grown exponentially in the United States. In 2012, renewable energy accounted for nearly 50% of all new U.S. power generation. State ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, Montana, productivity, clean energy, cost-effective
August 6 -- Earlier this month, NorthWestern Energy officially dedicated its new 40-megawatt wind farm, Spion Kop, near Great Falls. The wind farm is already exceeding expectations and NorthWestern ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 25 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, Montana, clean energy, wind turbines, Renewable Portfolio Standard, RPS
March 25 -- In 2005, the Montana Legislature set a modest, sensible energy standard that 15 percent of the power acquired by utilities would come from renewable energy – primarily wind – by 2015. Now some ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 21 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, RPS, Montana, clean energy, fossil fuel, Renewable Energy Standard
March 21 -- Most companies on the Fortune 100 list have adopted policies to increase their use of renewable energy. The reason is simple: Renewable energy is good business. America’s largest, most-successful ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Montana, Renewable Energy Standard, RPS
February 12 -- “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” It’s not particularly sage advice. Most of us call it common sense. Yet the Montana Legislature just can’t seem to keep their hands off of Montana’s Renewable ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 06 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, renewable energy, clean energy, coal plant, fossil fuels, electricity, energy policy, Montana
November 6 -- PPL’s announcement that it will mothball its 44-year-old Corette coal plant in 2015 has generated a lively conversation this election season. The plant is old, dirty and uncompetitive ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 27 December 2011 / Industry News
Tags: Montana
Dec. 25, 2011 -- "Instead of always paying out, we could be investing so that our energy system works "for the farmer and the factory and all of you and me" by favoring clean energy that creates good paying ... [ +++ ]