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MT SUPREME COURT WILL DECIDE KEY RENEWABLE-POWER CASES
August 13, 2019
Developers and backers of small, independent solar- and wind-power projects have won a trio of lawsuits against Montana’s Public Service Commission -- and now the state Supreme Court will decide whether the PSC is illegally undermining these projects.
Supporters of the projects say the five-member PSC, controlled entirely by Republicans, is ignoring laws that require it to set reasonable rates and contract terms for NorthWestern Energy to buy these projects’ power.