Our Company

For more than 100 years, NorthWestern Energy has been committed to delivering safe, reliable and innovative energy solutions.

We serve gas and electric to customers in the western two-thirds of Montana and eastern South Dakota. We also have gas service in Nebraska, and serve electricity to Yellowstone National Park.

We own and operate a diverse generation fleet of wind, water, natural gas and coal-fired resources and the high-voltage electric transmission system and distribution system. We also own and operate natural gas production, transmission and distribution systems.

Enriching Lives Through a Safe, Sustainable Energy Future

A map showing NorthWestern Energy's service territory in Montana, Nebraska and South Dakota.

Enriching Lives Through a Safe, Sustainable Energy Future

NorthWestern Energy has provided reliable and affordable electricity and natural gas to customers in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska for more than 100 years.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

Sustainability means meeting today’s needs while planning for tomorrow’s as well. It is not just a matter of good environmental practices, being a sustainable enterprise must also incorporate social and governance best practices.

Our vision

Enriching lives through a safe sustainable energy future.

Our mission

Working together to provide safe, reliable and innovative energy solutions that create value for customers, communities, employees, and investors.

Our values

SERVICE: Safety, Excellence, Respect, Value, Integrity, Community, Environment

Our Natural Gas and Electric Service

NorthWestern Energy serves 337 communities in Montana, South Dakota and Yellowstone National Park with safe and reliable electricity. We serve natural gas to 202 communities in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska.

Our Hydro Facilities

Our carbon-free hydro system is the foundation of our energy generation portfolio in Montana. In 2023, 35.7% of our electricity for Montana customers came from our hydro facilities.

Giving Back to Our Communities

NorthWestern Energy is committed to being a good corporate citizen of all the communities we serve. In 2023, we gave nearly $2 million in charitable donations and community support.

Delivering a Bright Future

Employee Noel Jacobson wears a hard hat and smiles in Power Park.

Delivering a Bright Future

We won't stop working until the future is as bright as it can be.

Where Does Your Energy Come From?

We provide safe, reliable energy through a balanced mix of clean energy and traditional resources.

NorthWestern Reports Third Quarter 2023 Financial Results

Date: Oct 26, 2023

Company reports GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.48 for the quarter; affirms $510 million capital plan for 2023; initiates earnings guidance for 2023 and 2024 and increases long-term earnings per share growth to 4% to 6% from a 2022 adjusted base year; and announces a $0.64 per share quarterly dividend payable December 29, 2023


BUTTE, MT / SIOUX FALLS, SD - October 26, 2023 - NorthWestern Energy Group, Inc. d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (Nasdaq: NWE) reported financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2023. Net income for the period was $29.3 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, as compared with net income of $27.4 million, or $0.47 per diluted share, for the same period in 2022. 

“Our entire team is focused on serving customers with reliable, affordable power, and managing our costs, while we make investments in critical infrastructure and support the growth in our jurisdictions,” said Brian Bird, President and CEO. “This week’s approval of our settlement in Montana provides a solid foundation as we continue execution of our plan. With that, we are announcing an increase to our longterm EPS growth to 4% to 6% and initiating 2023 and 2024 EPS guidance.”

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