News Release | Environment Montana

Solar accounts for 30 percent of new U.S. energy added so far this year

A new analysis released today by SEIA/GTM Research shows Montana ranks 22nd for solar installations in the first quarter of 2017. Nationally, solar accounted for 30 percent of new energy capacity in that time.

News Release | Environment Montana

Report highlights 17 bad actors waging aggressive anti-solar campaigns

Missoula, MT – With solar power on the rise around the country, a national network fossil fuel and utility-backed organizations have joined forces to put the brakes on this fast growing pollution-free energy resource.  Trade groups and think tanks backed by deep pocketed anti-clean energy ideologues and fossil interests are bankrolling campaigns, promoting model legislation and media campaigns to provide cover for anti-solar campaigns across the country, said a new report released today by Environment Montana Research & Policy Center.