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Guest opinion: Investing in solar gives consumers energy cost control

The Montana Public Service Commission will decide in September whether to approve NorthWestern Energy’s application to purchase 11 hydroelectric dams from PPL Montana for $900 million.

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Japanese company unveils solar and wind powered traffic signal

Japanese company unveils solar and wind powered traffic signal

A first-of-its kind wind- and solar-powered traffic signal warning drivers in a school crossing zone on 32nd Street West has gone operational just in time for school.

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In top coal state, gas to fuel next power plant

In top coal state, gas to fuel next power plant

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The next major power plant to be built in the nation's top coal-mining state will be fueled by natural gas.

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Petitioners rally against East Rosebud hydropower project

Petitioners rally against East Rosebud hydropower project

SOUTH OF ROSCOE — First it was fire. Now it’s a hydro project.Residents of the East Rosebud valley had no way to stop the Shepard Mountain fire that roared through the drainage and torched their cabins 16 years ago. But this time, many of the same residents see an opportunity to halt what th…

June 24, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Wind tower manufacturer chooses Cheyenne for $40 million facility

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In what's hoped will be the start of a flourishing industry in Wyoming, Gov. Matt Mead and state business officials announced Tuesday that construction will begin this spring on a $40 million wind tower manufacturing facility near Cheyenne.

February 15, 2011 7:29 pmLoading…

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