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Universal Systems Benefits Grants

Eligible States MT
Type Grant
Area of Interest Renewable Energy

NorthWestern Energy (NWE) furnishes grants to install renewable energy systems within the company's Montana service territory. NWE funds the program through Universal Systems Benefits charges, collected by the utility to distribute for publicly beneficial causes. Past grants ranged from $5,000 to $1.5 million, with approximately $1 million distributed annually on average.

Eligible Organizations Livestock Producer, Commercial/Industrial Business, Residential, Small Business
How to Apply Anyone seeking to operate a renewable energy system may apply. Preference is given to projects installed on public facilities, or projects that develop central electric power generation, particularly in areas with weak distribution systems. NWE's funding guide for renewable energy projects in Montana, Bright Ideas in Renewable Energy, explains the application procedure in depth.
For More Information http://www.northwesternenergy.com/display.aspx?Page=Renewable_Energy_Program Exit EPA Disclaimer
Primary Contact John Campbell
NorthWestern Energy
40 East Broadway
Butte, MT 59701
(888) 467-2669

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