Rainbow Dam http://kufm.org en The new technology of the Rainbow Dam near Great Falls http://kufm.org/post/new-technology-rainbow-dam-near-great-falls <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">PPL Montana is now operating a completely renovated Rainbow Dam, just a few miles northeast of Great Falls.</span></p><p>The $230 million project marks the biggest investment in energy generation in the state since the Colstrip coal-fired power plant was built about 30 years ago.</p><p>PPL Montana Director of External Affairs David Hoffman said the new power house generates almost twice as much electricity as the old one. It’s enough to power about 45-thousand homes.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 16:11:05 +0000 Dan Boyce 6253 at http://kufm.org The new technology of the Rainbow Dam near Great Falls