Past Events in Montana
Governor Brian Schweitzer Presented an Award at the Montana Wind Working Group Meeting
Location: Helena, MT
Larry Flowers, Wind Powering America technical director, presented Governor Brian Schweitzer an award in appreciation of his leadership and support of wind energy in Montana.
Harvesting Clean Energy Workshop
Date: 10/9/2001 to 10/11/2001
Location: Great Falls, MT
This workshop focused on providing education and addressing issues/opportunities on all renewable energy technologies. Wind Powering America of the Department of Energy's Seattle Regional Office and Denver Regional Office supported this event.
Wind Powering Montana
Location: Big Sky, MT
The workshop covered issues of wind technology status/economics, Montana wind resources, Montana wind projects, transmission/utility integration, state policies, environmental issues/siting, rural economic development, landowner perspectives/leases, small wind applications, and irrigation. Two hundred to 300 attendees attended including representative from the Governor's office, state legislators, ranchers/farmers, utilities, rural coops. For more information, see the draft agenda (PDF 54 KB), keynote speech by Secretary of State Bob Brown (PDF 66 KB), and the proceedings.