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Investing in renewable energy isn't just good for the environment, but it also makes good economic sense. From small businesses to large manufacturing facilities, renewable energy projects are generating county revenues and jobs as well as clean energy.
The combination of smart policy decisions and electric power consumers' demand for clean energy is powering the region economically. Since 1998, there has been over $21 billion in renewable energy development, bringing with it more than $500 million in public revenues and 17,000 jobs to Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. In addition, rural landowners are seeing regular payments from renewable energy projects on their property that provides a steady income stream for economic stability. Renewable energy projects provide all these benefits in addition to moving us towards a clean energy future.
It quite clear that renewable energy investment is good for a strong business climate as well as the global climate. 
Wind and Sun -- Montana's Next Economic Boom

To learn more about the untapped potential of Montana's abundant, clean, sustainable wind and solar energy resources, CHARGE!


Video - Energy Imbalance Market

It is time for the Northwest to modernize its electricity system and create an Energy Imbalance Market.

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Video - $5.4 Billion Renewable Energy Investment in Oregon Economy

Renewable energy companies have invested $5.4 billion dollars in Oregon.
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Renewable Energy Case Studies
Renewable energy development is transforming the region as companies and family farms harness their own power and catch the sustainability business wave. Check out the stories below for some examples of what others are doing.