Despite Montana’s vast wind generating potential, project developers are wary of building large wind farms in locations with sparse infrastructure and power lines to properly distribute and export clean energy. Darin discusses his work with key players – from policy-makers to local farmers – to help create a viable wind market that would bring jobs and investments to Montana’s economy.
The first and second episodes in Ceres’ three part podcast series on Montana’s energy future featured Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer (listen here) and Gloria Flora, former U.S. forest supervisor and Director of Sustainable Obtainable Solutions (listen here).
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