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 enters contracts for 325 megawatts of dispatchable capacity resources to serve Montana customers
Date:Apr 20, 2021
This will reduce NorthWestern Energy’s capacity deficit, decrease risk associated with market volatility and potential lack of availability, and provide increased reliability for our Montana customers.
NorthWestern Energy’s Montana Street substation upgrade will enhance service reliability and improve aesthetics to main gateway to uptown Butte
Date:Mar 18, 2021
NorthWestern Energy is upgrading the Montana Street substation located on the southeast corner of the intersection of Montana and George streets, north of Interstate 90. The upgrade will enhance reliability for NorthWestern Energy’s 6,000 electric customers served by the substation, and the upgrades are planned to be complete by the end of this October.
NorthWestern Energy Montana customers worried about their ability to pay winter energy bills should reach out
Date:Mar 17, 2021
Record energy demand throughout the Midwest during this time caused natural gas prices to spike. NorthWestern Energy purchased some natural gas for its Montana customers from the market and our customers will see an increase in the cost of the natural gas supply on their bills.
NorthWestern Energy announces 2021 funding for fisheries, wildlife and habitat enhancement projects on Madison and Missouri Rivers
Date:Mar 14, 2021
NorthWestern Energy is providing $1.6 million this year to support 35 fisheries, wildlife and habitat improvement projects within the 550-mile corridor of the Madison-Missouri River from Yellowstone National Park to the headwaters of Fort Peck Reservoir.
South Dakotans asked to conserve during energy emergency due to extreme temperatures
Date:Feb 15, 2021
South Dakotans are asked to reduce electric and natural gas use for the next 48 hours to mitigate the risk of more widespread and longer-lasting outages during the extreme cold that is gripping the region.
NorthWestern Energy reports GAAP diluted earnings per share of $3.06 for 2020,
affirms 2021 earnings guidance and announces a 3.3% increase to the quarterly dividend -
to $0.62 per share - payable March 31, 2021
Brian Bird to become company’s president and chief operating officer;
Bob Rowe to remain chief executive officer; Crystal Lail to become chief financial officer;
Jeanne Vold to become vice president – technology.
Dana Dykhouse to become Board Chair following retirement of Stephen Adik and Julia Johnson after the 2021 annual meeting of shareholders.
Roaring speeds meant little wind energy in Montana Jan. 13
Date:Jan 18, 2021
The windstorm that ripped across Montana Jan. 13 is an example of that challenge. Gusts ranged from about 65 miles per hour to more than 90 miles per hour across the state, forcing wind turbines to shut down.
NorthWestern Energy installing electric vehicle charging stations in Mitchell and Chamberlain
Date:Dec 11, 2020
NorthWestern Energy is excited to be announced as a rebate recipient from the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund to help purchase and install electric vehicle charging stations in South Dakota.
NorthWestern Energy purchase of Puget Sound Energy’s share of Colstrip Unit 4 terminated
Date:Oct 29, 2020
After evaluating recent Montana regulatory decisions regarding Colstrip, NorthWestern Energy has agreed with Puget Sound Energy to terminate the transaction to buy 92.5 megawatts of capacity generation at Colstrip Unit 4
NorthWestern Energy adding electric vehicles to company’s 1,200 fleet
Date:Oct 22, 2020
By 2030, NorthWestern Energy will replace 30% of light-duty class vehicles, about 100 cars and light trucks, with battery electric vehicles and plug-in electric hybrids.
NorthWestern Energy will begin replacing vehicles and equipment at the end of its life with electric alternatives in 2021. By 2030, 20% of new medium and heavy-duty vehicles and 30% of new bucket trucks will be electric vehicles. All new forklifts replacements will be electric by 2030.
NorthWestern Reports Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results
Date:Oct 21, 2020
NorthWestern Energy reports GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.58 for the quarter, affirms previously
revised 2020 earnings guidance and announces a $0.60 per share quarterly dividend payable
December 31, 2020
NorthWestern to Host Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast
Date:Oct 5, 2020
Eastern time to review its financial results for the quarter ending September 30, 2020. The Company also plans to issue a news release detailing its third quarter financial results the evening of October 21, 2020, after market close.