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Alternative Energy Resources Organization (AERO)
The mission of AERO is to empower communities to nurture and promote a more sustainable Montana. By bringing people together, AERO offers a vehicle for collective action and a sense of common purpose for citizens within their communities to shape a more sustainable future.
|Resource Type:||information source, organization|
|Subtopic:||collaboration & community engagement, rural community issues & solutions, development & smart growth, infrastructure & communications, conservation & environment, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,|
|Tags:||clean power, energy, renewable energy, sustainable development, community engagement|
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is a comprehensive source of information, hosted by the U.S. Department of Engery, on state, federal, local, and utility incentives and policies that support renewable energy and energy efficiency.
|Resource Type:||data source|
|Subtopic:||energy, Issues & Opportunities,|
|Tags:||energy, renewable energy, clean energy, clean power, energy efficiency, incentives|
U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants
The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) provides assistance to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to complete a variety of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. REAP offers loan guarantees and grants for eligible applicants.
|Resource Type:||funding resource|
|Subtopic:||business assistance, rural community issues & solutions, energy, funding & financing, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building, Business & Economy,|
|Tags:||funding, agriculture, sustainable agriculture, clean energy, energy efficiency, farming, small business financing, renewable energy|
Energy Bureau, Montana Department of Environmental Quality
The Energy Bureau’s vision is a future where Montana’s energy needs are met through sustainable means that are protective of the state’s natural and human resources. The Energy Bureau works toward this vision through specific activities that support our mission to increase Montanans’ access to energy efficiency and renewable energy, improve the state’s energy security, provide analysis of energy trends and issues, and demonstrate the benefits of compliance with environmental regulations through innovation, education, and technical and financial assistance.
|Resource Type:||information source, Economic Development|
|Subtopic:||energy, economic development,|
|Tags:||clean energy, energy, energy efficiency, renewable energy, technical assistance, financing|
Western Rural Development Center (WRDC)
The Western Rural Development Center (WRDC) is a regional catalyst for capacity building in the West. The Center collaborates with its public and private sector partners to promote excellence in research, education and Extension for the prosperity of western rural communities. The WRDC provides programs ranging from community development extension training, renewable energy & sustainability training, wildfire preparation, and small business workshops.
|Geography:||Idaho, Montana, Wyoming|
|Resource Type:||information source, training, technical assistance, educational resource|
|Subtopic:||community & capacity development, energy, economic development, Community Building, Issues & Opportunities, Business & Economy,|
|Tags:||community building, educational support, community development, renewable energy, small business support, training opportunities, fire|