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Grant Opportunity

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation is accepting applications for Wood Product and Biomass Project Planning Grants in the greater Bozeman area. For-profit businesses, non-profits, state, local, and tribal governments, school districts, or communities with approximately 50 air miles of Bozeman are eligible. Deadline for submissions is March 4, 3015. Submit a letter of interest and project description to: 


The 2014 Alternative Energy Revolving Loan Program Outcomes Report now available.    

2014 Outcomes Report


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. 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. 


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Energize Montana

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. Montana Energy Savers Guidebook

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. 

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.