Energy and Telecommunications Interim Committee

ETIC to Hold Meeting on January 16

Committee: Energy and Telecommunications Interim Committee
Author: Trevor Graff
Posted on January 5, 2017

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The third meeting of the 2017-2018 Energy and Telecommunications Interim Committee (ETIC) is January 16.
The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. in Room 152 of the State Capitol.

The ETIC, at its third meeting of the interim, will continue its study of natural gas customer choice programs with a review of Montana Dakota Utilities response to a committee questionnaire and a review of western states' policy. During the meeting, the committee will also conduct a programmatic review of integrated resource planning and electricity procurement planning, review qualifying facilities draft legislation and conduct a panel discussion on decoupling policy in the state.

Additional agenda items include energy storage technology, the Montana Energy Policy, and the Call Before You Dig program.

For more information visit the following links:

January 16 Meeting Materials (includes agenda and background reports)
Information on how to sign up for interim meeting notices

The meeting will be live streamed at and will be broadcast on Television Montana (TVMT.) Please check your local channel listings to find TVMT in your area. For more information about the meeting, including a full agenda, visit the committee's website or contact Trevor Graff or Sonja Nowakowski, committee staff.

Committee Website:
Committee Staff: or 406-444-4975 or or 406-444-3078.