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Renewable energy is a job creator in Montana

 


A recent opinion has been making the rounds in Montana newspapers, claiming that wind energy is too expensive and would somehow result in higher energy prices in our state. That's what I call junk science. You don't have to look very far to see the jobs and economic development that come with a renewable energy standard.

When I was in the Montana Senate in 2005, I passed bills creating Montana's renewable energy standard and cutting property taxes on wind energy development. A few months later, construction began on Montana's first wind farm near Judith Gap. It has produced millions of dol...



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