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MREA Gives Back: Habitat for Humanity Workforce Housing Solar
MREA Gives Back: Habitat for Humanity Workforce Housing Solar
26 Jul 2021

The project facilitates renewable energy installations on the homes of Owner-Built Workforce Housing program participants, resulting in reduced energy cost burden, increased energy independence, greater resilience to fluctuating electricity rates, and sustainably affordable utility costs.

67th Montana Legislature: Post-Session Review
67th Montana Legislature: Post-Session Review
18 May 2021
This Legislative Session was challenging, to say the least. The pace and intensity was unlike any in recent memory, and opposition to renewable energy development continued to be deeply entr...
Utility Hijacks Rooftop Solar Bill, Attacks Solar Professionals
Utility Hijacks Rooftop Solar Bill, Attacks Solar Professionals
2 Apr 2021
April 29, Update: HB448 was tabled in a Select Conference Committee meeting. MREA engineered a last-ditch effort to try and preserve the good parts of the bill, but that effort narrowly fail...
67th Montana Legislature: Mid-Session Review
67th Montana Legislature: Mid-Session Review
5 Mar 2021

Discussions on energy issues have ramped up over the last few weeks of the session. Read insights from inside the hallways of the Capitol, where MREA's executive director has been working hard to defend Montana's renewable energy policies.

Anti-Solar Bill Will Effectively Destroy Industry, Cost Montana Jobs
Anti-Solar Bill Will Effectively Destroy Industry, Cost Montana Jobs
10 Feb 2021
Update 2/19: Huge Win for Rooftop Solar! On Friday, Feb. 19th in the House Energy Committee, Rep. Brewster withdrew HB359 before it even had its hearing. Thank you to all of the Montanans wh...
67th Montana Legislative Session: Preview and Getting Involved
67th Montana Legislative Session: Preview and Getting Involved
14 Jan 2021
This legislative session will be unlike any we have participated in recently. The makeup of the Legislature and Governor's Office has shifted, and COVID has created a new paradigm for pu...

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