MREA seeking Special Projects Coordinator

MREA seeking Special Projects Coordinator

Jobs
The Montana Renewable Energy Association is seeking a motivated and passionate individual to serve as Special Projects Coordinator. The primary responsibility will be to support and coordinate Clean Energy Expo events across Montana. Based on the Montana Clean Energy Fair model, these community events will feature educational workshops for the public, provide opportunities to engage with renewable energy businesses and advocates, and grow awareness of key renewable energy issues in Montana. In addition, the Special Projects Coordinator will support other projects based on the organization’s needs and the Coordinator’s skillset. This may include: education and outreach programs (including our Montana Clean Energy Fair), policy and advocacy projects, industry engagement programs, and organizational and administrative tasks such as communications, membership engagement, and more. Find out more >> To apply, please send a resume,…
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2019 Legislative Session Half-time Report

2019 Legislative Session Half-time Report

Policy & Advocacy
The Montana House and Senate are officially in recess while they take a few days off for the "transmittal break". This means we are half-way through the legislative session, which will pick back up in earnest the week of March 11th . In the first half of the session we saw a number of bills addressing large scale renewable development, including qualifying facilities ("QFs"), and utility supply planning processes. These issues have come up in previous sessions and were discussed during the last interim session as well. In addition, legislators are discussing new trends in the energy space, like storage and electric vehicles. It is exciting to see our elected officials taking interest in these policies, but remains to be seen what traction some of the positive renewable energy bills…
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