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Welcome to Energize Montana
The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) provides information for citizens, schools, businesses and government on a variety of energy topics: energy conservation; renewable energy; and energy production and generation in Montana. Watch this site for publications, events, and energy-related news.
Montana Energy Savers Guide
This site also offers links to other pertinent websites and information. We encourage you to explore the Energize Montana website for helpful information. Our goal is to provide the most reliable, current information available. If you have questions or comments, please touch on the Energy Contacts link in the upper left hand corner.
New in Energy
The 2014 Alternative Energy Revolving Loan Program Outcomes Report now available.
2014 Outcomes Report
A new website has been developed specifically to address Montana's Energy Code, its proposed implementation, and specifics on how to meet the code, which is effective as of November 7, 2014. Go to Energy Code Dot Com for details.
S.M.A.R.T. Schools Website
Governor Steve Bullock and Lt. Governor Angela McLean have recently unveiled the Montana S.M.A.R.T. Schools website. The site promotes energy efficiency, conservation, and waste reduction in schools. The site features three Challenges for competition among schools: Energy Savings; Green Practices; and Recycling. Prizes, grants, and resources are available to schools that choose to participate.
A recent report contracted by the Department of Environmental Quality and completed by the Montana Renewable Energy Association (MREA) details the various costs and Permitting Processes for Photovoltaic Systems in Montana, July 2013. For more information, visit the Renewable Energy website.