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Clean Energy Fair 2023

Thanks to everyone who made our first Clean Energy Fair in Billings a success for 2023.

12th Annual Montana Clean Energy Fair took place in Billings, MT on Saturday, August 12, 2023.

See you in Billings 2024! Dates to be announced.

MSUB Downtown Campus (Enter from Rimrock Rd)  |  9:00am to 3:30 pm

Register Online2023 Program

  Mailable sponsor & exhibitor form

The Montana Clean Energy Fair is all about empowering YOU with the practical tools to support local, save money, and experience energy freedom and resilience. The Fair is the go-to event for comprehensive, clean-powered living. 

What to expect: workshops on solar, heat pumps, electric vehicles, and energy efficiency; exhibits by local clean energy businesses and community orgs; an electric vehicle car show; and a self-guided solar home tour. Enter the raffle to win your very own e-bike, stop by the kids' activities, and have fun!
The best part - ADMISSION IS FREE. This is a top notch opportunity for the whole family that you will not want to miss.

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Fair Workshop Schedule

Workshops will take place throughout the day, starting at 10 am and running through 2:45 pm. Lasting about 45 minutes, workshops run concurrently in 2 adjacent classrooms (LA Building Rm 205 and Rm 206) and conclude with plenty of time for discussion and Q&A, ensuring you get the most out of your time with our distinguished presenters! Note: Workshop schedule is subject to change.

10:00 AM    Consumer Guide to Solar (Room A)     |    The Wild World of Water Heaters (Room B)

11:00 AM     Solar Electric Basics (Room A)    |    Electric Vehicles: Show and Tell (Room B)

12:00 PM     Clean Energy for Schools (Room A)     |     Agri-Solar (Room B)

1:00 PM     Living Off-Grid: Solar and Wind Solutions (Room A)     |     Energy Savings Through Your Power Company (Room B)

2:00 PM     Funding Your Rural Montana Energy Project (Room A)    |     Tribal Sovereignty with Renewables (Room B)

3:00 PM      Raffle Prize Drawings

3:30 PM     Fair Ends

4:00 PM     Optional Solar Home Tour (off site)


Stop by our exhibitor area to visit with renewable energy businesses, advocacy and education groups, and more!

  • Agri Organics
  • Bozeman Green Build
  • CED Billings
  • Citizens Climate Lobby Billings
  • Clearwater Credit Union
  • Elgin Sweeper Company
  • EnergiSystems
  • Families for a Livable Climate
  • Harvest Solar
  • Liquid Solar Systems
  • Mom's Clean Air Force
  • Montana Conservation Voters
  • Montana Energy Office at DEQ
  • Montana Environmental Information Center
  • Montana Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate
  • National Center for Appropriate Technology
  • Northern Plains Resource Council
  • OnSite Energy
  • Purelight Power
  • Sierra Club Montana Chapter
  • USDA Rural Development, Montana Office
  • Wegner Roofing & Solar
  • Yellowball Roofing & Solar
  • Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities

Kids Activities Schedule

The Fair features fun and educational activities for kids, like face painting, a coloring and drawing station, and a bouncy castle as well as a model solar car assembly and race!

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Never been to the Fair? Take a look at our Montana Clean Energy Fair video to see what it's like:

Sponsors, Exhibitors, Food Vendors, and Car-show Registration

There are four ways to participate in the Fair:

  • Sponsorship Opportunities: Sponsoring the Clean Energy Fair gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your commitment to renewable energy and gain exposure for your business. A variety of sponsorship packages are available.
  • Exhibitors: We have spaces available for businesses and organizations in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainability, or related topics to display information and/or demonstrate their products.
  • Auto Dealers and Car Owners: The fair will feature an electric car and bike show. Commercial auto dealers must register in advance. Private owners please contact us for information about showing your car at:
  • Food Vendors: We are seeking food vendors to participate in the fair.

 >> Sponsor & Exhibitor Form << 

Sponsors, Exhibitors, Food Vendors, and Auto Dealers can register online using the Register button below. Or, you can print and complete Page 3 of the Form and mail it back to MREA at the address provided.

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