Montana State Legislature

Special Select Committee on Energy Resource Planning and Acquisition

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Meeting Information

April 25, 2024

Draft agenda

PD11 bill draft (Revise resource planning laws) (April 10 draft)

Committee Members

  • Sen. Daniel Zolnikov, Chairman
  • Sen. Mike Cuffe
  • Sen. Denise Hayman
  • Rep. Gary Parry
  • Rep. Josh Kassmier
  • Rep. Katie Sullivan
  • James Brown, PSC President
  • Jason Brown, Consumer Counsel
  • Public Member Darcy Neigum, Montana Dakota Utilities 
  • Public Member Cyndee Fang, Northwestern Energy
  • Public Member Mark Klein, Independent Power Producers
  • Diego Rivas, NW Energy Coalition


  • Jason Mohr, Research Analyst
  • Griffin Burns, Research Analyst
  • Jacelyn Sterling, Secretary

Future Meeting Dates

Dates are subject to change

  • Additional dates TBA

Archived Meeting Materials 


Integrated Resource Planning: Montana History

Reimagining Resource Planning

Arne Olson, E3 IRP Presentation

Meeting Minutes Log

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Procurement Practices

All-Source Competitive Solicitation: State Practices - Dr. Frederich Kahrl, U.S. Department of Energy

Meeting Minutes Log

Meeting Video/Audio


Draft Agenda

Revising public utility resource planning laws, draft language 

Meeting Minutes Log

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