Montana Solar Resources

General resources regarding state solar policies, solar incentives, and utilities.

  • Solar Energy in Montana: The Montana Department of Environmental Quality provides an overview of solar performance, associations, and resources for the state. Over the course of a year, Montana’s solar resource is 26 percent greater than the national average. READ MORE →
  • Renewables with Northern Plains: Northern Plains members advocate for energy efficiency and clean, renewable energy such as wind and solar, based on the belief that common-sense energy policy can keep energy costs down and bring broader prosperity to Montana communities. We must shift away from fossil fuels and embrace a forward-thinking energy future that works for all Montanans. READ MORE →
  • Tax incentives: DA Solar Energy outlines all of the solar financial incentives in Montana, including interconnection standards, state energy rebates, and property tax exemptions. READ MORE →
  • Alternative Energy Loans: The Montana Department of Environmental Quality's Alternative Energy Revolving Loan Program (AERLP) provides low-interest loans to increase investments in alternative energy systems and energy conservation measures in Montana. READ MORE →
    Last updated: 6/17/2020

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