State Trust Land is hard at work with renewable energy projects.

Leasing Opportunities

Put State Trust Lands to work for your next  wind, solar, or geothermal energy project including the transport infrastructure from the energy development site to the interconnection of the transmission grid.

Parties interested in developing a renewable energy project should contact:

Gary Zipperian
Commercial Development - Marketing

Clearwater Wind Farm

Lease Provisions

Per SB 63 (2021 MT Legislature), (1) A lessee under this part has exclusive rights of possession of the lands or interest leased, subject to conditions in the lease and compliance with the lease. (2) The state reserves the right in leases under this part to sell, lease, or otherwise dispose of the surface, and the right to lease or exchange the subsurface, of the lands covered by the lease subject to the rights and privileges granted the lessee under the terms of the lease. (3) A lease must specify the rental to be paid, duration, reasonable forfeiture provisions, bonding, and decommissioning terms. (4) A lease may contain other provisions that the board and the lessee agree upon that are consistent with this part.