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MREA is a leading voice for renewable energy advocacy in Montana. Find out more about our work and how to be involved.
Find local Montana renewable energy installation businesses in your area. Solar, wind, microhydro, storage, and more!
The Revenue Interim Committee will send a draft bill to the Legislature to make renewable energy tax credits more accessible.
How the definition of "premises" impacts practical, common sense solar and wind installations in Montana.
Last Thanksgiving, the Montana Public Service Commission rejected a utility proposal that would have made it impossible for net metering customers installing rooftop solar and small wind, for example, to save money on their energy bills. The ruling was a huge win, but the question remains: so, what happens now? In short: nothing - and that's a great thing! We explore the more detailed answer to that question in this post.
MREA presents 15 Facts from the Solar Foundation's 2019 National Solar Job Census. Read our analyses of the census to get the key facts and figures on national solar industry trends.
The Montana Renewable Energy Association is a membership based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2000. We are businesses, individuals, families, and advocates dedicated to expanding Montana’s use of renewable energy in order to conserve natural resources, create jobs, and increase the independence and resilience of our communities. Join us!
Our mission is to expand the use of renewable energy in Montana, to affect public policy in favor of renewable energy, and to educate and inform the residents of Montana of the benefits and uses of renewable energy. Our focus is on-site and community-scale renewable energy such as solar electricity, solar hot water, and small wind generation.