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USB Solar Installation Numbers Growing

Homeowners, ranchers and farmers, and businesses across Montana are generating their own electricity from the son. The table below shows solar electric systems installed since 2000 and financed through the Universal System Benefits fund administered by NorthWestern Energy.

Installation

Month/Year Installed/

Size kW

Location

USB Funding Year

Schools

Butte High School

9/27/2000

1.92

Butte

2000

East Middle School

9/27/2000

1.92

Butte

2000

Choteau High School

9/26/2000

1.92

Choteau

2000

Darby High School

9/25/2000

1.92

Darby

2000

Fort Benton Public Schools

9/26/2000

1.92

Fort Benton

2000

Geyser High School

12/21/2000

1.92

Geyser

2000

Hamilton High School

12/13/2000

1.92

Hamilton

2000

Sussex Middle School

9/25/2000

1.92

Sussex

2000

Red Lodge High School

11/30/2000

1.92

Red Lodge

2000

Stevensville Public Schools

9/25/2000

1.92

Stevensville

2000

Utterback Middle School

9/26/2000

1.92

Missoula

2000

Victor Public Schools

9/25/2000

1.92

Victor

2000

Harlowton High School

1/7/2002

1.92

Harlowton

2001

Anaconda High School

1/8/2002

1.92

Anaconda

2001

Rattlesnake Middle School

1/8/2002

1.92

Missoula

2001

Bridger Middle School

1/7/2002

1.92

Bridger

2001

Bridger Alternative School

1/8/2002

1.92

Bozeman

2001

Anderson School

9/29/2002

2.52

Bozeman

2002

Dillon Middle School

9/23/2002

2.8

Dillon

2002

Drummond High School

9/23/2002

2.8

Drummond

2002

Judith Gap District #21J

9/9/2002

2.8

Judith Gap

2002

Malta Public School

8/26/2002

2.8

Malta

2002

Augusta Public School 10/2003 2.1 Augusta 2003
Duvall Junior High 10/2003 2.1 Deer Lodge 2003
Roundup High School 10/2003 2.1 Roundup 2003
Sheridan High School 10/2003 2.1 Sheridan 2003
Willow Creek Public School 10/2003 2.1 Willow Creek 2003

Community Buildings

Cascade County Courthouse Annex 12/2004 2.1 Great Falls 2004
Dillon City Hall 12/2004 2.1 Dillon 2004
Granite County Courthouse 12/2004 2.1 Philipsburg 2004
Harlowton Public Library 12/2004 2.1 Harlowton 2004
Havre City Hall 12/2004 2.1 Havre 2004
Jefferson County Courthouse Annex 12/2004 2.1 Boulder 2004
Lewis & Clark Library 12/2004 2.1 Helena 2004
Liberty County Public Library 12/2004 2.1 Chester 2004
Missoula City Hall 12/2004 2.1 Missoula 2004
Teton County Law Enforcement Building 12/2004 2.1 Choteau 2004

Fire Stations

Big Timber VFD 11/2004 2.76 Big Timber 2004
Baxendale Fire Dept. 8/2004 2.76 Helena 2004
Bridger Canyon VFD 10/2004 2.76 Bozeman 2004
Dillon VFD 9/2004 2.76 Dillon 2004
Station 6 11/2004 2.76 Billings 2004
Townsend Fire Hall 12/2004 2.76 Townsend 2004
Augusta VFD 12/2003 2.08 Augusta 2003
Elk Park VFD 12/2003 2.08 Butte 2003
Great Falls Fire Rescue 12/2003 1.96 Great Falls 2003
Lost Creek VFD 01/2004 2.08 Anaconda 2003
Sourdough RFD 01/2004 2.08 Bozeman 2003

West Valley VFD

12/2003

2.08

Helena

2003

Missoula Fire Station No. 4 2001 4.8 Missoula 2001

Senior Meals Facilities

Alberton Senior Center 08/2004 1.92 Alberton 2004
Augusta Senior Center 09/2004 1.92 Augusta 2004
Belmont Senior Center 09/2004 1.92 Butte 2004
Choteau Senior Center 09/2004 1.92 Choteau 2004
Laurel Senior Center 09/2004 1.92 Laurel 2004
Liberty Senior Center 09/2004 1.92 Chester 2004
Meagher County Senior Center 09/2004 1.92 White Sulphur Springs 2004
Neighborhood Center 10/2004 1.92 Helena 2004
North Central Senior Facility 09/2004 1.92 Havre 2004
Whitehall Senior Center 10/2004 1.92 Whitehall 2004

Homes

Edwards 12/2004 2.0 Bozeman 2004
Goering 10/2004 2.1 Bozeman 2004
Nielson 12/2004 2.1 Bozeman 2004
Peters 12/2004 1.5 Anaconda 2004
Stoppler 12/2003 1.8 Anaconda 2004
Thornton 11/2004 1.12 Great Falls 2004
Greenberg 06/2003 1.8 Billings 2003
Hargrove 09/2003 1.96 Gallatin Gateway 2003
Krebsbach 06/2003 1.76 Bozeman 2003
Miller 09/2003 2.59 Missoula 2003
Milton 08/2003 2.22 Helena 2003
Mohr 01/2004 1.48 Butte 2003
Monahan 10/2003 2.4 Anaconda 2003
Nash 06/2003 1.92 Bozeman 2003
Reed 10/2003 1.96 Helena 2003
Schmidt 09/2003 1.85 Bozeman 2003
Smith 06/2003 1.8 Bozeman 2003
Snell 06/2003 1.96 Billings 2003

Habitat for Humanity

2003

1

Butte

2003

Habitat for Humanity

2003

1

Butte

2003

Habitat for Humanity

2003

1

Butte

2003

Habitat for Humanity

2003

1

Butte

2003

Habitat for Humanity

2003

1.4

Butte

2003

Habitat for Humanity

2003

1.4

Butte

2003

Habitat for Humanity

2003

1.4

Butte

2003

Habitat for Humanity

2003

1.4

Butte

2003

Habitat for Humanity

2003

1.4

Butte

2003

Habitat for Humanity

2003

1.4

Butte

2003

Gold Dust

2003

15

Missoula

2003

Rudolph & Barbara Tantare

9/6/2002

2.4

Townsend

2002

Thomas Bulman

6/24/2002

1.2

Missoula

2002

Robert Burkland

6/7/2002

1.8

Absarokee

2002

Janet Ellis & James Hansen

10/1/2002

1.2

Helena

2002

Tom & Renee Elpel

12/12/2002

2.53

Pony

2002

Amos R Debernardis

8/20/2002

1.2

Gall. Gateway

2002

Katie Gibson, Scott Bichke

8/6/2002

2.4

Bozeman

2002

David Ramsay

6/21/2002

1.2

Billings

2002

Brian Zimmer

9/25/2002

1.2

Bozeman

2002

Tony Boniface

12/16/2002

3.9

Bozeman

2002

Sean Gerrity

1.5

Bozeman

2002

Josh Slotnick

05/2003

1

Missoula

2002

Habitat for Humanity

 

1.2

Butte

2002

Habitat for Humanity

 

1.2

Butte

2002

Habitat for Humanity

 

1.2

Butte

2002

Habitat for Humanity

 

1.2

Butte

2002

Habitat for Humanity

 

1.2

Butte

2002

Habitat for Humanity

 

1.2

Butte

2002

Habitat for Humanity

 

1.2

Great Falls

2002

Habitat for Humanity

 

1.2

Great Falls

2002

Paul Beck

10/22/2001

1.12

Red Lodge

2001

Larry Isom

7/12/2001

1.92

Three Forks

2001

James Robertson

10/5/2001

1.02

Anaconda

2001

Kris Spanjian

10/5/2001

1.02

Billings

2001

Dave Wallace

8/15/2001

1.2

Ryegate

2001

Adrienne Wagner

10/15/2001

1.2

Lewistown

2001

Norman Weeden

10/22/2001

1.2

Bozeman

2001

Ken Goralski

12/28/2001

2.4

Missoula

2001

Dave Mueller

10/31/2001

1.2

Butte

2001

Tom Gignoux

12/28/2001

0.9

Missoula

2001

Albert Foster

1/24/2002

1.02

Bozeman

2001

Richard & Donna Caruso

8/18/2000

0.9

Livingston

2000

Marshall Engstrom

9/1/2000

0.9

Livingston

2000

Bruce Rukstad

12/5/2000

0.9

Billings

2000

Daniel Zirker

12/8/2000

0.9

Billings

2000

Samuel Foos

12/6/2000

0.9

Billings

2000

Raymond and Diane Young

10/12/2000

0.9

Great Falls

2000

Alan Bock

10/5/2000

0.9

Helena

2000

James Jensen

10/15/2000

0.9

Helena

2000

Stan Frasier

12/15/2000

0.9

Helena

2000

Don Harris

10/6/2000

0.9

Clancy

2000

John Walden

9/16/2000

0.9

Butte

2000

Russell Riley

9/11/2000

0.9

Butte

2000

Duane & Karen Solberg

8/27/2000

0.9

Anaconda

2000

Jerry Lussy

8/26/2000

0.9

Anaconda

2000

Joe Olk

8/28/2000

0.9

Anaconda

2000

Hank and Marcia Slossan

8/29/2000

0.9

Anaconda

2000

Daniel Doehring

8/16/2000

0.9

Bozeman

2000

James & Anne Banks

9/5/2000

0.9

Bozeman

2000

Michael McPherson

9/5/2000

0.9

Bozeman

2000

Theresa Davis

8/20/2000

0.9

Bozeman

2000

Gary Bummer

8/22/2000

0.9

Bozeman

2000

Joyce Goodman

9/17/2000

0.9

Dillon

2000

Ron Spoon

10/16/2000

0.9

Townsend

2000

Ed Roe

2000

Manhattan

2000

Ptarmigan

1/18/2002

6.3

Helena

2000

Snowy Mountain Apartments

 

2.2

Lewistown

2000

Doug Warner

3/22/2001

0.9

Bozeman

2000

Residential Solar Hot Water

Anna 06/2004 64 sf Boulder 2003
Blomquist 08/2004 64 sf Bozeman 2003
Clamen 08/2004 80 sf Missoula 2003
French 04/2004 40 sf Livingston 2003
Green 11/2004 64 sf Helena 2003
Hargrove 09/2003 64 sf Gallatin Gateway 2003
Hutchins 12/2004 64 sf Missoula 2003
Jones 03/2004 64 sf Ennis 2003
Lussy 11/2004 96 sf Anaconda 2003
Madison 11/2004 120 sf Butte 2003
McIlveen 09/2003 80 sf Butte 2003
Mohr 11/2004 160 sf Butte 2003
Monahan 04/2004 128 sf Anaconda 2003
Reed 04/2004 64 sf Helena 2003
Runge 06/2004 32 sf Missoula 2003
Strong 03/2004 160 sf Bozeman 2003

Solar Thermal

Wayne Lucier

2001

64sf

Anaconda

2001

Anna Wagner

2001

64sf

Stevensville

2001

Lynette Daniels

2001

64sf

Stevensville

2001

Helen Dunne

2001

63sf

Butte

2001

Carol Morrow

2001

64sf

Butte

2001

Roger Long

2001

64sf

Butte

2001

Kathy Jette

2001

28sf

Anaconda

2001

Solar Stock Watering
Ballard (passive tracker) 05/2000 .32 Lavina 2000
Hirsch (passive tracker) 10/2000 .0128 Racetrack 2000
Sauerbier (passive tracker) 09/2001 2.88 Alder 2000
Schraudner (trailer mount) 08/2000 .42 Lavina 2000
Tomlinson (passive tracker) 06/2000 .24 Gold Creek 2000
Ueland (passive tracker) 10/2000 .768 Anaconda 2000

Other

Community Food Co-op

2002

3.6

Bozeman

2002

NCAT

2000

4.5

Butte

2000

Spa Hot Springs

2000

1.9

WS Springs

2001

State Capitol

2001

2.4

Helena

2002

Solar Harvest

2000

 

Helena

2000

Oasis Montana

2000

 

Stevensville

2000

Sage Mountain Center

2000

 

Whitehall

2000

Bozeman Public Library

2003

Bozeman

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

2003

 

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