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Renewable Northwest
May 21, 2015

Media Coverage: Celebrating 10 Years of Montana's RPS

Over 100 attendees came to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Montana's Renewable Portfolio Standard at "Powering Up: Renewable Energy and Its Economic Benefits for Montana", held in Helena on May 20th. Click here for more event details, including video remarks from Senator Jon Testerhttp://www.rnp.org/node/powering-conference-celebrating-10-years-montanas-rps

 

See below for the great media coverage of this event, with quotes by Senator Jon Tester, Governor Steve Bullock, and our own Jeff Fox:

GFTGreat Falls Tribune: Wind rules in 10 years of alternative energy development
"[Senator Jon] Tester said alternative energy development has been good for air and water and also the economy and ratepayers, and he pitched a bill he recently introduced to support further investment in geothermal development."

 
 

Helena IRHelena Independent Record: 'Powering Up': Conference explores impact of 10-year-old renewable energy laws
" 'This legislation from a decade ago underscores that Montanans have been and will be innovators, [Governor Steve] Bullock continued. “That’s what we do," he said. "We actually try to find solutions to fix problems, and ultimately we get it done.' ”

 

PSNPublic News Service: Study: Renewable Energy Packs Power in Montana
"[Jeff] Fox says the report finds the Renewable Portfolio Standard has been particularly effective at driving economic development in rural Montana. 'For instance, wind energy is already about as important to the economies of Wheatland and Toole counties, as measured by tangible assets, as coal and coal-fired power are in Rosebud County," Fox says.' "

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