"Powering Up" Conference: 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.
Senator Jon Tester, who was the Senate President of the Montana Legislature and lead sponsor of the RPS bill in 2005, sent his remarks as part of the celebration. Watch here:
sciGaia prepared a report on Montana's RPS and the ecomonic benefits for the state. The report underscores the RPS' importance as a rural economic development policy, and makes a number of other interesting findings as well.