Judge sides with solar companies in Montana suit

Judge sides with solar companies in Montana suit

A STATE DISTRICT JUDGE HAS SIDED WITH SOLAR ENERGY ADVOCATES IN THEIR LAWSUIT AGAINST MONTANA’S PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION. THE SUIT ACCUSES THE PSC OF ILLEGALLY UNDERCUTTING DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL COMMERCIAL SOLAR PROJECTS. IN HIS RULING THIS WEEK, DISTRICT JUDGE JAMES MANLEY RULED THE P-S-C MADE “ARBITRARY AND UNREASONABLE” DECISIONS – THAT SPIKED NUMEROUS MONTANA SOLAR…

Consumers blast NW Energy’s proposed rate change for rooftop solar systems.

Consumers blast NW Energy’s proposed rate change for rooftop solar systems.

well state regulators are close to wrapping up a two-week hearing on Northwestern Energy’s electric rate case before the Public Service Commission over the past few days however the focus wasn’t on general rates but rather on how northwestern wants to treat rooftop solar customers right now those customers use the excess power they generate…

District judge sides with solar energy advocates in lawsuit against Montana PSC

District judge sides with solar energy advocates in lawsuit against Montana PSC

a state district judge has sided with solar energy advocates in a lawsuit it accuses the Montana Public Service Commission of illegally undercutting development of small commercial solar projects District Judge James manly ruled this week that the PSC made arbitrary and unreasonable decisions that meant new solar energy development wouldn’t be economically viable the…

Consumers blast NW Energy’s proposed rate change for rooftop solar systems

Consumers blast NW Energy’s proposed rate change for rooftop solar systems

state regulators are close to wrapping up a two-week hearing on Northwestern Energy’s electric rate case before the Public Service Commission on Wednesday and Thursday however the focus wasn’t on general rates but rather on how northwestern wants to treat rooftop solar customers intense Mike Dennison has the details on the solar power aspect and…

Helena embracing solar power

Helena embracing solar power

thanks Brandon well climate change has many Americans taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint and people right here in Montana are no different Helena residents have recently taken steps to make their homes more energy-efficient by installing solar panels the Queen City of the Rockies has an average peak sunlight day of 4.7 hours…