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NorthWestern Energy substation work requires planned power outage April 29 for some west Helena area customers

Date: Apr 24, 2024

Helena, Mont. – April 24, 2024 – NorthWestern Energy substation upgrade work requires a planned power outage for some west Helena area NorthWestern Energy electric customers from 11 p.m. Monday, April 29 to 4 a.m. Tuesday, April 30.

NorthWestern Energy customers who will be affected by the outage will be notified with an automated phone message.

The work will enhance service reliability for NorthWestern Energy customers.

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