Monthly Archives: July 2011

Education & Energy Go Hand-in-Hand at the Townsend Energy Tour

Energy News, Events, What's New

The Townsend School District is setting great examples for its students and the entire community. On July 14th, 2011 AERO showcased the school’s leadership in integrating renewable energy and energy efficiency into their school and their curriculum as well as … Continue reading

Learning from the Musselshell Valley Flooding

AERO on the Air, What's New

The last two winters in Montana should have offered a hint, if not a warning, about the floods that would ravage our region; beginning as early as March, they have lasted into summer. Some places, like the Musselshell Valley, where … Continue reading

Quinn Farm Tour Highlights On-Farm Innovations

Food and Agriculture News, What's New

Earlier this month AERO members and others travelled from near and far to visit the Quinn family farm in Big Sandy and learn first-hand about organic agriculture and oilseed processing. The day was packed with information and the group had … Continue reading

LEDs Ought to be Lighting the Way

AERO on the Air
Holly Wilde

How many cities does it take for western utilities to change a light bulb? Federal Department of Energy research shows that light-emitting diode streetlights—called LEDs—can reduce energy use by 12 percent when used in place of conventional high pressure sodium … Continue reading

Townsend Schools Use Innovative Solutions to Cut Taxpayer Costs

Energy News, Events, What's New

AERO will host a tour of renewable energy solutions at the Townsend Schools on Thursday July 14. The school has a variety of renewable energy systems and efficiency upgrades that have been undertaken by school staff. The school has a … Continue reading

Community Monday at Blackfoot Brewery


Next Monday, July 11th, Community Monday at the Blackfoot River Brewing Company in Helena will benefit AERO. We get $1 from every pint sold! Come by any time 4:00 – 8:00. BRBC Community Monday