Posts Tagged ‘Montana’

Montana governor unveils energy plan in bid for re-election

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock unveiled a blueprint Tuesday for what he called a balanced and responsible energy future focused on wind, solar and cleaner sources of power. The move could help placate an environmental base wary of Bullock's overtures to coal interests as he seeks re-election. View full post on Wind Power News

Major wind farm breaks ground in Montana

Construction has begun in southern Montana on a 120-turbine wind farm that would be one of the biggest wind power projects in the state. The $550 million Mud Springs Wind Ranch near Bridger in Carbon County is expected to take several years to complete. View full post on Wind Power News

Feds: Montana PSC rules hinder independent power projects

Montana’s Public Service Commission is improperly hindering small, renewable energy projects in the state, federal regulators said. View full post on Wind Power News

Judge keeps Montana wind farm contract in place

A California utility says a judge has kept an injunction in place that bars the utility from cancelling its power contract with a Montana wind farm because of potential threats to nearby golden eagles. View full post on Wind Power News

PSE’s coal-fired power plants in Montana in question

The state’s utilities regulator has asked Puget Sound Energy to reconsider the way it looks at the economics of its aging Colstrip coal-fired power plants in Montana, which provide 17 percent of the utility’s electricity. View full post on Wind Power News

Judge Rules San Diego Gas & Electric Can’t Cancel Montana Wind Farm Deal

A California utility was barred Monday from canceling its power purchase contract with the owners of a Montana wind farm in a dispute over the project’s potential threat to golden eagles. View full post on Wind Power News

New merchant transmission line with Montana a no-cost link for Albertans

Transmission lines march across prairie south of Lethbridge, part of the new merchant Montana-Alberta Tie Line which will bring wind power from a wind farm in Montana to a substation near Lethbridge. View full post on Wind Power News