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Beartooth Electric proposes solar project for members


“Our place. Your power.” Those four words, according to Beartooth Electric Cooperative General Manager Kevin Owens, define the essence of the co-op’s venture into solar energy. “It’s about generating electricity at a solar array in one location and using it in another location,” Owens said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Opinion: Governor’s energy plan will help solar grow


Thomas Edison said in 1931, “I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.”

Three quarters of a century later, the promise of solar energy is finally being realized. The price of solar panels has dropped by more than half since 2009, and there are now more jobs in solar in this country than there are in oil and gas extraction or coal mining. (more…) Continue Reading →

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