1. FERC Issues License for Major Montana Energy Project

    FERC Issues License for Major Montana Energy Project

    The Gordon Butte Pumped Storage Hydro project located in Montana has been issued a 50-year license to construct and operate by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).  Final design is to be completed in 2017 with construction anticipated to begin in 2018. "This is a tremendous milestone achieved by a world-class team including Barnard, SNC-Lavalin and GE Renewables," said Carl Borgquist, President of Absaroka Energy.  "I'm so proud of our team who have worked diligently together to accomplish this significant milestone on the journey to project completion." 

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    1. This is a tremendous milestone achieved by a world-class team including Barnard, SNC-Lavalin and GE Renewables.
    2. Montanans are blessed to live in a place with a rich and diverse supply of energy resources that have provided us not only affordable power but also a way to make a living for thousands of hardworking families across the state.
    3. It's projects like this that showcase Montana's incredible natural resources.
    4. The Gordon Butte Project is especially equipped to add reliability to our electric grid and will create more high-paying jobs.  Together we can continue to build upon Montana's all-of-the-above energy portfolio.
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