Monthly Archives: September 2011

Tour Energy Efficient Homes, See Solar and Wind on Great Falls Tour

Energy News, Events, What's New

Join us in Great Falls on Saturday October 8th for our final energy tour of 2011. The tour begins at 10:00am at MSU – Great Falls with a tour of their 50 kW wind turbine which generates electricity and is … Continue reading

Re-Powering the Flathead for a New Energy Economy Report Release Event

Energy News, Events, What's New

On Thursday, October 6, the Re-Powering the Flathead for a New Energy Economy project will host a report release event to celebrate the completion of a document that is the result of an almost three-year collaborative exploration and research process … Continue reading

Weatherization Has Come A Long Way

AERO on the Air, What's New

My name is Jim Baerg.  I work at the Montana Weatherization Training Center in Bozeman.  My job is to help train energy auditors, crew chiefs and crewmembers on the most effective techniques to weatherize low-income housing around Montana. The Weatherization … Continue reading

Biomass, Solar, and Hydropower Displayed on Philipsburg Energy Tour

Energy News, Events, What's New
Ed & Sue James explain the wool carding machine

Three different renewable energy systems were on display in the Flint Creek Valley on September 21st, 2011. AERO organized an energy tour of municipal, commercial and residential projects in the communities of Philipsburg and Hall. To begin the day, participants … Continue reading

Red Lodge Energy Tour Highlights Community Leaders and Energy Conservation

Energy News, Events, What's New
Solar hot water at Sam's Taproom.

The community of Red Lodge has distinct community leaders paving the way for energy conservation and renewable energy. On September 8th, 2011 AERO partnered with the Carbon County Resource Council to showcase community leadership on energy measures during a tour … Continue reading

350.org’s Moving Planet – Events in Missoula, Kalispell, Helena on Sep 24th

Events, What's New

Moving Planet is a worldwide event to encourage communities to move beyond fossil fuels and advocate for solutions to our climate crisis.  This day is inspired by the folks at 350.org and follows the great success of last fall’s 10.10.10 … Continue reading

Energy Tour in Philipsburg Showcases Biomass, Hydro, and Solar

Energy News, Events, What's New

Join us in the Flint Creek Valley on Wednesday September 21st, to see a mix of municipal, residential and commercial renewable energy projects. The tour begins at 9:30am at Philipsburg Public Schools with a tour of a biomass boiler which … Continue reading

Judy Fjell and Harmony Grisman Benefit Concert

Events, What's New

Singer-songwriters Judy Fjell and Harmony Grisman will present an uplifting evening of original music on Sunday, September 25, 7 PM, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.  The concert is a benefit for the Helena Growing Community Project.  Adding to this … Continue reading