The energy landscape is changing — and so are our customers’ expectations. As we modernize the energy grid, including using two-way communicating meters, also known as smart meters, our customers will benefit.
Throughout the state of Montana, we have more than 80,000 NorthWestern Energy-owned yard lights and streetlights. We're converting all of them to energy-efficient LEDs, which provide safe, warm light to help people feel safe walking at night.
The Madison River is a world-famous fishing ground. Over the past decade, NorthWestern Energy has supported more than a hundred projects to help preserve the character of the 140-mile destination, and the surrounding areas, while providing recreational opportunities to more anglers than ever.
NorthWestern Energy inherited the care of hydroelectric facilities that have powered the state of Montana for more than a hundred years. The upkeep and upgrade of these historic facilities will ensure future generations can continue to build on this proud tradition for a hundred more.
Making smarter decisions about renewable energy requires knowledge. In addition to being tied to NorthWestern Energy’s power grid, the Bozeman Solar Pilot plays a key role in renewable education programs and provides valuable data for the city of Bozeman’s sustainability action plan.
Reach Inc. is an important organization not only to its more than 100 clients but also to the residents and businesses of Gallatin Valley. From financial support to helping Reach Inc. save money on energy expenses, NorthWestern Energy is proud to partner with this wonderful organization.
You can go your whole life flipping on light switches not knowing where the power comes from. But with the help of NorthWestern Energy. ExplorationWorks is taking the mystery out of electricity. The museum developed a traveling exhibit that takes a fun, hands-on approach to educating kids and adults on how homes and businesses are powered.
The O’Dell Creek restoration and preservation project has been a long-time initiative of area ranchers. With the financial support of NorthWestern Energy, the creek now delivers cleaner, colder water into the Madison River and provides important wetlands for birds and fish.