Renewable energy advocate thinks Montana’s wind industry has a bright future

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Montana ranks among the top five states in the country for wind energy potential, and a handful of major wind farms have sprouted up on our windy plains in recent years. The Portland-based Renewable Northwest Project,  which advocates for renewable energy development in the Northwest, estimates Montana has added 650 megawatts of generating capacity from renewable energy and over a billion dollars in new investment. Still, renewables provide only about 5 percent of the total energy consumed in the Northwest. In this feature interview, the Executive Director of the Renewable Northwest Project, Rachel Shimshak, talks with News Director Sally Mauk about the benefits of new wind development – and the obstacles to that development…

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5 thoughts on “Renewable energy advocate thinks Montana’s wind industry has a bright future

  1. Pingback: Renewable energy advocate thinks Montana’s wind industry has a bright future – mtprnews.wordpress | | The Energy BlogThe Energy Blog

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