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Recent News

Happy Independence Day!

Independence Day is an opportunity to remember challenges we overcame, celebrate achievements, reaffirm our character, and set our sights on even better days to come. This has certainly been a challenging yet celebratory year for the United States.

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Building on the first 10 years of renewable energy

Last month energy developers, construction contractors, agricultural producers, city and county officials, legislators, conservationists and more gathered to celebrate 10 years of Montana’s Renewable Portfolio Standard with Governor Bullock in Helena. The Renewable Portfolio Standard, or “RPS,” is the 2005 landmark legislation that launched renewable energy in Montana by requiring utilities to acquire 15 percent of their energy from new renewable energy resources like wind, solar, geothermal, and certain small hydro projects.

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Renewable Northwest Applauds Northwest Utilities' Resolution to Modernize Grid and Urges Swift Action Forward to Capture Regional Benefits

The announcement made today by the Northwest Power Pool Market Coordination (NWPP MC) effort marks an important step toward modernizing the regional grid so that it can provide reliable and efficient electricity service—and accommodate the increasing demand for clean energy resources. Renewable Northwest has urged Northwest utilities to form a regional Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) for the past three years and also supports the progress made by other EIM efforts in the West. 

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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 Tester

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News Highlights

Utility Proposal for Transition From Coal Electricity Is Too Slow

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Oregon Voters Support Transition from Coal to Clean Energy

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Guest Column: A two-week wind energy production tax credit

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Washington Governor Inslee Demonstrates Additional Climate Leadership

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Renewable Northwest Supports EPA’s Clean Power Plan

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Events

AWEA State Wind Energy Forum

Wednesday, September 9, 2015, Bozeman, MT
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Harvesting Clean Energy 2015 Conference

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 to Friday, October 2, 2015, Billings, MT
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These are just the most recent events. See our full listing of events for more information.
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Celebrating 10 Years of Montana's RPS

Montana's Renewable Standard is celebrating 10 years of success. The economic benefits have been substantial, and Montana is just scratching the surface of it's renewable resource potential.

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Video - Sen. Tester on 10 Years of MT RPS

Video - Sen. Tester on 10 Years of MT RPS

View Senator Tester's comments on 10 years of the Montana RPS at the "Powering Up" conference.

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Coal to Clean Energy

Oregon’s transition to clean, 21st century energy is happening now. Learn more about transitioning Oregon from coal to clean, renewable energy resources by 2025.
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Video - Energy Imbalance Market

It is time for the Northwest to modernize its electricity system and create an Energy Imbalance Market.

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