BUILD 2022

BUILD 2022

Announcements
Help MREA build a Montana where the widespread use of renewable energy drives Montana’s economy and powers every aspect of Montanans’ lives. MREA has always punched above its weight. For twenty years our organization has operated with limited staff capacity. And yet, in the last few years alone we have beaten back numerous attempts by legislators to kill rooftop solar. We earned a unanimous vote from the Montana Public Service Commission (PSC) rejecting a punitive attack on net metering by NorthWestern Energy. We expanded the reach of our education programs, bringing our annual Montana Clean Energy Fair to new communities, collaborating to host new Expo events around the state, and engaging in dozens of communities and classrooms to teach Montanans of all ages about the benefits and uses of renewable…
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ASES National Solar Tour in Montana, Oct. 2-3

ASES National Solar Tour in Montana, Oct. 2-3

Announcements, Education and Information, Special Programs
Join a local Montana event! The annual National Solar Tour - organized by the American Solar Energy Society - is coming up this weekend! Touring a local installation is an opportunity for community members to see the technology, ask questions, and understand how solar is benefiting the lives and businesses of their neighbors. This is a great way to support the development of solar in Montana. We hope you can attend one of these Montana based events! Click on the links below to see the location, times, and featured technologies (like solar, storage, heat pumps, and more). Virtual events will 'launch' on October 2nd and be available throughout the weekend. MONTANA NATIONAL SOLAR TOUR EVENTS​​ Saturday, October 2 10a - 3p (Whitefish): Mountain Solar Home – Learn More* 9a -…
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2019 MT Clean Energy Fair Workshops Announced

2019 MT Clean Energy Fair Workshops Announced

Announcements, Special Programs
9th Annual Montana Clean Energy Fair  Saturday, August 9th at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds The 2019 Fair will feature ten workshops designed to educate and inspire. The workshops cover everything from solar PV basics to off-grid living, from energy storage to electric vehicles, and from policy to financing – we have something for everyone! New in 2019: after the Fair we have set up self-guided tours of solar arrays on a nearby net-zero home and local business. Read on to learn more about 2019 Workshop Series! Find out more on the Fair webpage, and RSVP on Facebook here. 10:00 am: Solar Electricity Basics and Grid-tied Energy Storage (Exhibit Building # 2) Dan Perata, Independent Power Systems Think solar is expensive? When’s the last time you checked? Solar photovoltaic costs have dropped…
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