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Montana Wind Basics

Transmission

Economic Benefits

True Cost of Wind

 

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enXco, Inc.
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Iberdrola Renewables
Invenergy
Montana Wind Resources
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NextEra Energy Resources
Renewable NW Project
Vestas Americas
Wind Chasers LLC
AWEA

Real Benefits

Local farmers, county coffers, and state revenues. These are the real beneficiaries of locally produced, clean wind energy.

Real Projects

Wind energy is a reality in Montana. Find a list of Montana wind projects here.

 

Montana Wind
in the News

News Article
Great Falls Tribune - April 13, 2011
San Diego utility to finance Shelby-area wind farm
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20110414/NEWS01/104140303/1002/news01/San-Diego-utility-finance-Shelby-area-wind-farm

Press Release
Gaelectric - April 13, 2011
Study confirms unique features of Montana wind in providing solutions for Pacific NW power market
http://www.gaelectric.ie/news-detail.asp?nid=79&id=5

Op-Ed
The Prairie Star - March 23, 2011
Jim Peterson, Montana Senate President
HB 198 Restores Use of Eminent Domain That Has Always Existed In Montana
http://www.theprairiestar.com/news/opinion/hb-restores-use-of-eminent-domain-that-has-always-existed/article_d83a82ea-55a7-11e0-b8c6-001cc4c002e0.html

Opinion
Great Falls Tribune - March 20, 2011
Eminent domain needed, justified for MATL power line
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20110321/OPINION01/103210303/1001/NEWS/Eminent-domain-needed-justified-MATL-power-line?odyssey=nav%7Chead

Press Release
Montana Wind Group - January 14, 2011
Coalition Forms to Advance Montana Economy Through Wind Energy Development
http://www.montanawindgroup.org/pdfs/News/PR_Montana_Wind_Group_Formed.pdf

News Article
The Missoulian - October 10, 2010
NorthWestern Energy: Wind deal almost complete
http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_15e7e196-d4ed-11df-9bb6-001cc4c002e0.html

News Article
KXLH News - September 22, 2010
MT agency: 12K jobs from energy transmission projects
http://www.kxlh.com/news/mt-agency-12k-jobs-from-energy-transmission-projects/

News Article
KXLH News - September 15, 2010
MATL construction to bring wind energy, jobs to Montana
http://www.kxlh.com/news/matl-construction-to-bring-wind-energy-jobs-to-montana/