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Hydro History Book

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.
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Tips to weather Montana's deep, cold temperatures

Date: Feb 9, 2021
Type: News
Customers worried about paying winter energy bills should call NorthWestern Energy, 888-467-2669, now.

Roaring speeds meant little wind energy in Montana Jan. 13

Date: Jan 18, 2021
Type: News
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 announces The Bob Glanzer Generating Station in Huron, S.D.

Date: Jan 8, 2021
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy announced its new 58-megawatt natural gas plant near Huron S.D. will be named The Bob Glanzer Generating Station in honor of the late South Dakota State Rep. Bob Glanzer.

NorthWestern Energy installing electric vehicle charging stations in Mitchell and Chamberlain

Date: Dec 11, 2020
Type: News
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
Type: News
Category: Investors
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
Type: News
Category: Investors
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
Type: News
Category: Investors
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
Type: News
Category: Investors
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.

NorthWestern Energy to Transfer to Nasdaq

Date: Sep 18, 2020
Type: News
Category: Investors
Nasdaq is home to many of the world’s most innovative companies and is a natural fit as NorthWestern continues to expand its environmental stewardship and sustainability efforts.

NorthWestern Energy customers can choose to reduce carbon footprint at lower cost with E+ Green program

Date: Aug 7, 2020
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy’s E+ Green program provides customers the opportunity to reduce their electricity-based carbon footprint and supports the development of new renewable generation.

NorthWestern Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Date: Jul 28, 2020
Type: News
Category: Investors
NorthWestern Energy reports diluted earnings per share of $0.43 for the quarter, affirms previously revised earnings guidance and announces a $0.60 per share quarterly dividend payable September 30, 2020

NorthWestern to Host Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast

Date: Jul 6, 2020
Type: News
Category: Investors
Eastern time to review its financial results for the quarter ending June 30, 2020. The Company also plans to issue a news release detailing its second quarter financial results the evening of July 28, 2020, after the NYSE close.

NorthWestern Energy issues RFP for short-term capacity in Montana

Date: Jun 27, 2020
Type: News
Category: Investors
NorthWestern Energy has issued a Short Term Capacity Request for Proposals today, to seek to purchase capacity and energy beginning in the summer or fall of 2020 from resources that are currently in operation and capable of providing the capacity and energy products.

NorthWestern Energy donates another $100,000 to COVID-19 crisis relief

Date: May 21, 2020
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy’s aid will provide grants in the form of energy bill credits for some of our small business customers as they weather the months-long severe impact of communities working to slow the spread of COVID-19.

NorthWestern Energy begins construction in July on $84 million, 58-megawatt natural gas-fired generation plant near Huron, SD

Date: May 12, 2020
Type: News
Category: Investors
Reciprocating internal combustion engine technology will replace the existing natural gas/diesel fuel-fired combustion turbines at the Huron Generating Station. The reciprocating engines are more efficient and use selective catalytic reduction and oxidation catalyst to control emissions.

NorthWestern Reports First Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Date: Apr 22, 2020
Type: News
Category: Investors
NorthWestern Energy reports GAAP diluted earnings per share of $1.00 for the quarter, lowers 2020 earnings guidance and announces a $0.60 per share quarterly dividend payable June 30, 2020

NorthWestern Energy notifies Montana Public Service Commission of Talen Energy’s intent to exercise its right of first refusal for Colstrip transaction

Date: Apr 10, 2020
Type: News
Category: Investors
If Talen Energy is able to purchase a portion of Puget’s Unit 4 interest, it means NorthWestern Energy would acquire at a minimum half of Puget Sound Energy’s interest in Colstrip Unit 4, 92.5 megawatts instead of 185 megawatts, half of all the costs, and the purchase price is now $0.50.

NorthWestern Energy's Response to COVID-19 and Announces Entry into $100 Million 364-Day Term Loan

Date: Apr 6, 2020
Type: News
As a precautionary measure in order to increase our cash position and preserve financial flexibility in light of current uncertainty in the markets resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak, we recently entered into a $100 million 364-day term loan with two of our relationship banks.

NorthWestern Energy donates $300,000 to COVID-19 crisis relief

Date: Apr 2, 2020
Type: News
Today NorthWestern Energy announced $300,000 in aid to assist the communities we serve that are struggling with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is in addition to NorthWestern Energy’s annual charitable donations, economic development and local sponsorships and employee match programs, which were more than $2 million in 2019.

NorthWestern to Host First Quarter 2020 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast and Notice of Virtual Annual Stockholders Meeting

Date: Apr 1, 2020
Type: News
Category: Investors
We believe this is the right choice for the Company at this time. A virtual Annual Meeting enables our stockholders—regardless of size, resources, or physical location—to participate in the Annual Meeting at no cost, while safeguarding the health of our stockholders.