Montana Electricity Deregulation

  • March/98: Montana Power accelerated its schedule for residential and commercial customers pilot program. All customers will have retail access by 4/2000, 2 years earlier than the law requires.
  • April/97: SB 390, the Electric Utility Industry Restructuring and Customer Choice Act, was enacted allowing large industrial consumers retail access by 7/98 and all consumers by 7/2002.