Havre Daily News - News you can use

By Matt Volz 

Bill would count existing dams as renewable energy

 


Bill would count existing dams as renewable energy

MATT VOLZ, Associated Press

HELENA — State lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it easier for utilities to meet the standard for renewable energy production, a proposal that conservationists say would make the standard meaningless.

The state's largest utility is also opposed to the bill because it would mean a windfall for hydroelectric power generators but end up costing its customers more.

The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Debby Barrett, of Dillon, would allow electricity produced by large hydroelectric facilities...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.

 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 10/20/2021 18:50