New in Energy
A Citizen's Guide to Montana Energy Law - An overview of laws related to energy generation, transmission, and consumption in Montana
Winter is Coming. Good article on weatherization with a few words on Montana's new Energy Code in the Bozeman Chronicle.
The 2015 Alternative Energy Revolving Loan Program Outcomes Report now available.
New Energy Code Website
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. Certain provisions of the Energy Code, such as mandatory blower door testing, go into effect in November, 2015. 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 and challenge programs for the 2015-2016 school year. 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.
Your Energy Information Resource
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.
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.
The Montana State Energy Assurance Plan is a series of documents that outline strategies to address emergencies that may arise in our state's various energy sectors.