Solar Power

Skyview Going Solar
Q2 reports that solar panels will be installed over the summer on the Skyview High School campus. The total cost of the project is $148,000. Skyview– the largest energy consumer in School District 2 — secured a $50,000 grant from NorthWestern Energy to install the system...
Solar Farm Proposed for Northwest Billings
A 480-acre solar farm proposed for northwest Billings is heating up. The state signed a lease with MT Sun for a solar farm to produce 80 megawatts of electricity, enough energy to power over 14,000 homes. It would be Montana’s largest solar project and the first on public land...
Solar Power Projects
More than a hundred solar power projects are currently proposed for Montana.  Two months into 2015, NorthWestern Energy, the state’s largest utility, had received 22 hookup applications for solar panel arrays, about 19 more than it had ever received...