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NorthWestern Energy’s $7.8 million Chamberlain switchyard upgrade will increase service reliability

Date: Apr 27, 2023
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy’s $7.8 million new Chamberlain switchyard project will increase capacity to provide reliable service for our customers in the Chamberlain area.

Ennis, Montana Hebgen and Madison Dam operations and Madison River discussion

Date: Apr 26, 2023
Type: Event
When: Wednesday, April 26 Time: 6-8 p.m. Where: El Western, 4784 U.S. Highway 287, Ennis, Montana

The facts are without action, reliable energy service in Montana is at risk

Date: Apr 26, 2023
Our plans are years in the making to mitigate the risk our Montana customers face. The fact is Montana should increase our energy independence, with more generation resources in the state dedicated to serve Montanans and end the grip of out-of-state energy policies.

NorthWestern Energy donating $3,200 in honor of employees and their families walking or biking more than 3,200 miles instead of driving during Earth Week

Date: Apr 19, 2023
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy is donating $3,200 to One Tree Planted in honor of our employees and their families who committed to avoid driving at least 3,200 miles during Earth Week.

NorthWestern Energy will appeal district court order vacating air quality permit for Yellowstone County Generating Station

Date: Apr 7, 2023

NorthWestern Energy donating $2,800 to Black Eagle Park in honor of employees’ volunteer work

Date: Apr 6, 2023
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy will donate $2,800 to the Black Eagle Park in recognition of more than two dozen NorthWestern Energy employees who volunteered in early March to do sod work, clean up trash and do other spring clean-up work.

NorthWestern Energy to Host First Quarter 2023 Financial Results Webinar and Notice of Virtual Annual Stockholders Meeting

Date: Apr 5, 2023
Type: News

NorthWestern Energy reaches multiparty settlement agreement in Montana Electric and Natural Gas Regulatory Rate Review

Date: Apr 3, 2023

Hauser Dam celebrates OSHA Voluntary Protection Program Star Program recertification

Date: Mar 30, 2023
Type: News
The Star Program is designed for exemplary worksites with comprehensive, successful safety and health management systems. Companies in the Star Program have achieved injury and illness rates at or below the national average of their respective industries. These sites are self-sufficient in their ability to control workplace hazards.

NorthWestern Energy thanks customers across Carbon County for support during weekend storm

Date: Mar 27, 2023
Type: News
The storm that dumped snow across southern Montana caused ice buildup on power lines across Carbon County Friday evening. Snow that followed then stuck to that ice, pulling down more than 50 spans of power lines, breaking 13 power poles, damaging others and causing power outages throughout the area.

NorthWestern Energy completing 76 million in electric system upgrade projects in the Billings area

Date: Mar 1, 2023
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy’s $34 million Rimrock Substation upgrade project will increase capacity to provide service for increased energy demand in the Billings area. Redundancy enhancement will provide improved reliability for customers.

NorthWestern Energy names Adam Johnson new Havre District Manager

Date: Feb 28, 2023
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy recently named Adam Johnson as the new District Manager in Havre.

Safety tips from NorthWestern Energy as Montanans prepare for harsh winter storm conditions

Date: Feb 21, 2023
Dangerously cold temperatures, widespread snow and blizzard conditions are forecast in Montana through Friday. NorthWestern Energy’s system is designed for harsh winter weather and our crews are prepared to respond immediately to any outages and will work to restore service as quickly as possible, safely.

Safety tips from NorthWestern Energy as South Dakotans prepare for harsh winter storm conditions

Date: Feb 21, 2023
Type: News
Widespread heavy snowfall, dangerous wind chills and blizzard conditions are forecast in eastern South Dakota through Thursday. NorthWestern Energy’s system is designed for harsh winter weather, however, our crews are prepared to respond immediately to any outages and will work to restore service as quickly as possible, safely.

NorthWestern Energy and The Missouri-Madison River Fund Trust 2023 public recreation projects

Date: Feb 21, 2023
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy and the Missouri-Madison River Fund announced nine public recreation improvement projects awarded grant and matching funds by the River Fund Trust and NorthWestern Energy. NorthWestern Energy’s $196,500 in funding and $511,538 from the Missouri-Madison River Fund will be combined with $361,928 from agency and project partners to complete nine projects totaling more than $1 million in 2023.

NorthWestern Reports 2022 Financial Results

Date: Feb 16, 2023
Type: News
Categories: Investors, News and Events Categories
Company reports GAAP diluted earnings per share of $3.25 for 2022, announces a $510 million capital plan for 2023 and a 1.6% increase to the quarterly dividend - to $0.64 per share - payable March 31, 2023

NorthWestern Energy customers reporting scam calls in South Dakota, Nebraska and Montana

Date: Jan 30, 2023
Customers in South Dakota, Nebraska and Montana are reporting scam calls and text messages from imposters trying to steal money by threatening immediate service disconnection. The scammers impersonate themselves as NorthWestern Energy representatives on the phone, use our company’s logo in text and other electronic messages and NorthWestern Energy’s phone greeting.

Newsweek lists NorthWestern Energy among America’s Most Responsible Companies

Date: Jan 30, 2023
Type: News

National award honors NorthWestern Energy spring storm and flood responses

Date: Jan 26, 2023
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy is recognized for safely restoring energy service as quickly as possible after a derecho in May in South Dakota with winds as high as 107 miles per hour and historic flooding in June that washed out bridges and roads and caused severe property damage in several areas of Montana.

NorthWestern Energy enters into strategic agreement to secure reliable, cost-effective energy service for Montana

Date: Jan 15, 2023
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy and Avista announce an agreement to provide NorthWestern Energy’s Montana customers needed on-demand power generation capacity and allow Avista to exit ownership of the Colstrip plant in accordance with the state of Washington laws.