Mandatory Utility Green Power Option (Montana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Montana
Name Mandatory Utility Green Power Option
Incentive Type Mandatory Utility Green Power Option
Applicable Sector Utility, NorthWestern Energy
Eligible Technologies Biomass, Geothermal Electric, Photovoltaics, Solar Thermal Electric, Wind
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Date added to DSIRE 2003-07-17
Last DSIRE Review 2013-06-04

References DSIRE[1]


In Montana, regulated electric utilities are required to offer customers the option of purchasing electricity generated by certified, environmentally-preferred resources that include, but are not limited to, wind, solar, geothermal and biomass. NorthWestern Energy implemented a green-power program ("E+ Green") in June 2003.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Will Rosquist
Department Montana Public Service Commission
Address 1701 Prospect Avenue
Address 2 Vista Building
Place Helena, Montana
Zip/Postal Code 59620-2601
Phone (406) 444-6359
Phone 2 (406) 444-6199
Contact Name Public Information
Department NorthWestern Energy
Address 40 East Broadway
Place Butte, Montana
Zip/Postal Code 59701
Phone (888) 467-2669


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: MCA 69-8-210
Date Enacted 2003-05-05

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"