Hauser Dam celebrates OSHA Voluntary Protection Program Star Program recertification
Date:Mar 30, 2023
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
National award honors NorthWestern Energy spring storm and flood responses
Date:Jan 26, 2023
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
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.
Safety tips from NorthWestern Energy as South Dakotans prepare for winter storm
Date:Jan 2, 2023
Make sure to keep natural gas meters clear of snow and ice. Gas meters have a vent that regulates pressure. If snow piles up and covers the vent, it won’t work properly, which could lead to a service interruption.
Mystic Lake Dam renamed Rowe Dam at Mystic Lake in honor of NorthWestern Energy CEO Bob Rowe
Date:Dec 15, 2022
NorthWestern Energy’s Board of Directors announced that Mystic Lake Dam, about 75 miles southwest of Billings, Montana, is renamed Rowe Dam at Mystic Lake in honor of the dedicated service of CEO Bob Rowe, who is retiring this month.