69-3-2008. Cooperative utility -- exemption -- standard. (1) A cooperative utility is exempt from the graduated renewable energy standard established in 69-3-2004.
(2) Each governing body of a cooperative utility that has 5,000 or more customers is responsible for implementing and enforcing a renewable energy standard for that cooperative utility that recognizes the intent of the legislature to encourage new renewable energy production and rural economic development, while taking into consideration the effect of the standard on rates, reliability, and financial resources.
History: En. Sec. 8, Ch. 457, L. 2005; Sec. 69-8-1008, MCA 2005; redes. 69-3-2008 by Sec. 1, Ch. 220, L. 2007.