Montana’s solar resource is very good, in spite of the short days of winter. We are blessed with sunny winter days, and over the course of a year, Montana’s solar resource is 26 percent greater than the national average.*
Montana has a robust residential and commercial solar installation industry, including photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal technologies. With significant drops in PV prices, utility scale solar developers have come to Montana, proposing dozens of projects scattered around the state.