NorthWestern Energy Issues Request for Proposals for Community Renewable Energy Projects in Montana
BUTTE, Mont., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking up to 45 MW of renewable generation that will qualify under Montana’s community renewable resource statutory requirement. The RFP is intended to identify resources that can help NorthWestern Energy meet its obligations to procure cost-effective renewable energy from community-owned projects in Montana.
Under current statutory requirements, NorthWestern Energy projects an additional need for community renewable projects starting in 2013. NorthWestern Energy encourages new and existing local developers to submit qualifying projects that provide a home-grown renewable energy resource for the benefit of its electricity consumers in Montana.
The RFP may be found at www.landsenergy.com. NorthWestern Energy asks that anybody with questions about the RFP process to contact one of the following individuals at Lands Energy Consulting.
About NorthWestern Energy
NorthWestern Energy provides electricity and natural gas in the Upper Midwest and Northwest, serving approximately 668,300 customers in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska. More information on NorthWestern Energy is available on the Company’s Web site at www.northwesternenergy.com.
SOURCE NorthWestern Corporation