Energize Montana

Your Energy Information Resource


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 Future

 Gov. Steve Bullock's Blueprint for Montana's Energy Future


The Energize Montana website 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 visit the Energy Contacts page.

Emergency Planning

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.

New in Energy

Energy Code Compliance Newsletter, Fall 2017

This newsletter assists code officials and people in the marketplace to better understand and comply with the residential energy code.

Blueprint for Montana's Energy Future released by Gov. Steve Bullock

The sweeping plan highlights energy efficiency, the potential for wind and solar, and advocates for innovative solutions to curb pollution from coal-fired plants. View Gov. Bullock's plan here.

A Citizen's Guide to Montana Energy Law

An overview of laws related to energy generation, transmission, and consumption in Montana

2016 Alternative Energy Revolving Loan Program Outcomes Report now available

Energy Code Website

To assist both building contractors and home buyers, Montana DEQ has developed a website that specifically addresses Montana's Energy Code requirements, such as minimum insulation, sealing, blower door testing, and self-certification. 

S.M.A.R.T. Schools Website

Governor Steve Bullock first unveiled the Montana S-M-A-R-T (Saving Money And Resources Today) Schools Challenge in the 2014-2015 school year. SMART Schools 2015-2016 wrapped up  this past May with a Symposium at the Capitol building on May 19th. The Challenge will continue for the 2016/2017 school year with the application period beginning in August.