NorthWestern Energy is commemorating the history of these environmental and cultural assets with the book “Golden Kilowatts: Water Power and the Early Growth of Montana” written by longtime Montana journalist Butch Larcombe.
NorthWestern Energy hosting July 12 meeting on Madison River Basin topics in West Yellowstone
Date:Jun 28, 2022
NorthWestern Energy is hosting a public meeting from 7 – 9 p.m. July 12 at the West Yellowstone Holiday Inn Conference Center, 315 Yellowstone Ave., West Yellowstone, Mont. to discuss topics related to the Madison River.
Safety the priority as NorthWestern Energy crews repair weather-caused damage across southern Montana
Date:Jun 13, 2022
NorthWestern Energy crews are working to repair damage to power lines, poles and other equipment caused by strong storms and flood water across southern Montana.
Our crews work with local emergency service agencies to access equipment safely in flood-damaged areas.
Cool spring with snow and rain improves conditions in Madison River Basin
Date:Jun 9, 2022
Temperature levels and rainfall this summer will be key factors in water conservation efforts and will impact water levels in the Madison River Basin. NorthWestern Energy’s stewardship responsibilities include balancing the many interests of multiple stakeholders while protecting reservoir and river resources in the complex Madison watershed.
NorthWestern Energy’s new 58-megawatt Bob Glanzer Generating Station providing reliable, affordable energy to our South Dakota customers
Date:Jun 6, 2022
NorthWestern Energy commissioned the new 58-megawatt natural gas-fired electric Bob Glanzer Generating Station near Huron. S.D. Monday, which provides flexible, on-demand energy generation to reliably serve our South Dakota customers with affordable energy.
NorthWestern Energy crews working around the clock after South Dakota extreme storms
Date:May 13, 2022
NorthWestern Energy crews continue to work around the clock to repair damage caused by extreme weather Thursday evening in eastern South Dakota. About 9,500 customers lost power during the storm and service is restored to more than 8,200 of those homes and businesses.
NorthWestern Energy works with stakeholders to protect the Madison River Basin
Date:May 6, 2022
April snow and rain only minimally improved conditions in the Madison River Basin, which is experiencing extreme drought, low soil moisture and low snowpack. Based on the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service May-July runoff forecast and NorthWestern Energy’s forecasting tools, this will be another challenging summer and fall due to lack of water.
NorthWestern Energy planting trees to celebrate 150th Arbor Day
Date:Apr 28, 2022
NorthWestern Energy is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day on April 29 by planting trees at our Grand Island, Neb. office, along with a $2,000 donation to the City of Grand Island Park & Recreation Department.
NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (Nasdaq: NWE) reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2022. Net income for the period was $59.1 million, or $1.08 per diluted share, as compared with net income of $63.1 million, or $1.24 per diluted share, for the same period in 2021. This $4.0 million decrease was primarily driven by lower Montana and Nebraska residential natural gas volumes, higher operating costs, and higher income tax expense. These unfavorable items were partly offset by higher Montana electric transmission revenue and electric retail volumes.
NorthWestern Energy’s downtown substation upgrade will improve service, enhance aesthetics in Caras Park area
Date:Apr 15, 2022
The Missoula City Substation #1 is adjacent to East Caras Park. Originally built in the 1920s, the substation has been in continual use with investments and maintenance. This $10 million upgrade project will take the substation offline for a thorough rebuild.
NorthWestern Energy and the Missouri-Madison River Fund Trust announce funding for 2022 public recreation improvement projects
Date:Apr 11, 2022
Projects funded in 2022 raise the total to150 projects with $5.5 million in funding by the River Fund Trust and $1.4 million in matching funds from Northwestern Energy in the past 16 years.
River Fund grants and NorthWestern Energy matching funds have helped leverage public agency and partner funding to provide more than $11 million in public recreation improvements in the Missouri-Madison corridor.