Energy Connections Newsletter

February 2024

South Dakota/Nebraska

Investing in reliability and resiliency | Home solar information | Sausage Manicotti Recipe

Bright Ideas to Save

Turn back your thermostat. Save as much as 10% a year on heating and cooling by simply turning back your thermostat 7°-10°F for 8 hours a day from its normal setting.

Clean and Clear

Remember to clear your natural gas meter of snow and ice, and shovel a pathway to your meter after each snowfall.

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January 2024

Montana/South Dakota/Nebraska

Energy efficiency tips | Keep gas meter clear | Stay safe during a power outage | Enchilada Recipe

Customer Notice for South Dakota Electric Customers

The South Dakota Public Utility Commission approved NorthWestern Energy’s settlement with commission staff allowing an increase in electric rates.

Protect your family from CO poisoning

The New Year marks the perfect time to change out the batteries in your carbon monoxide and smoke detectors. Keeping fresh batteries in your detectors is important to ensure they are working properly.

Bright Ideas to Save

Save up to $200 a year by using smart power strips. Many electronics continue to draw power even when they are switched off. Use a smart power strip and save!

Our Recipes

Find all the recipes from past issues of Energy Connections.

Special Insert

Announcing a new electronic payment service.