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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.

NorthWestern to Host Year-End 2022 Financial Results Webinar

Date: Jan 11, 2023
Category: Investors
NorthWestern Energy will host an investor webinar on Friday, February 17, 2023, at 3:30 p.m. Eastern to review its financial results for the year ending December 31, 2022.

NorthWestern Energy personnel honored with 2022 Leadership in Energy Efficiency Awards

Date: Jan 10, 2023
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy’s Efficiency Plus (E+) team members are recipients of the 2022 Leadership in Energy Efficiency Awards from the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA).

Montanans need reliable energy and diverse generation to deliver it

Date: Jan 3, 2023
Type: News

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.

NorthWestern Energy prepared for South Dakota’s sub-zero weather

Date: Dec 21, 2022
NorthWestern Energy’s South Dakota customers are relying on us to keep their homes and businesses operating safely.

NorthWestern Energy prepared for Montana’s extreme cold

Date: Dec 20, 2022
Type: News
Montanans are relying on NorthWestern Energy to keep their homes and businesses operating safely.

NorthWestern Energy joins new regional energy resource adequacy program

Date: Dec 19, 2022
Type: News
Montana customer benefits include increased reliability with expanded access to capacity resources when energy demand is high

Mystic Lake Dam renamed Rowe Dam at Mystic Lake in honor of NorthWestern Energy CEO Bob Rowe

Date: Dec 15, 2022
Type: News
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.

NorthWestern Energy power line upgrade along 17th Street West in Billings will increase service reliability

Date: Dec 2, 2022
NorthWestern Energy is upgrading the power lines along 17th Street West in Billings from Rimrock Road to Parkhill Drive. Traffic will be delayed and detoured in the area until Friday, Dec. 9, when the project will be complete.

NorthWestern Energy Director Environmental & Lands Permitting & Compliance Mary Gail Sullivan receives hydropower industry’s highest honor

Date: Nov 7, 2022
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy Director Environmental & Lands Permitting & Compliance Mary Gail Sullivan received the 32nd Dr. Kenneth Henwood Award from the National Hydropower Association. Created in 1990, the award is the industry’s highest honor and is presented to those who show great leadership and dedication to hydropower and unwavering commitment to the industry in the spirit of its namesake, who was a developer and lover of the hydro resource.

NorthWestern Reports Third Quarter 2022 Financial Results

Date: Oct 24, 2022
Type: News
Category: Investors
NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (Nasdaq: NWE) reported financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2022. Net income for the period was $27.4 million, or $0.47 per diluted share, as compared with net income of $35.2 million, or $0.68 per diluted share, for the same period in 2021. This decrease was primarily due to lower utility margin, higher interest expense, higher administrative and general costs and higher depreciation and depletion. Earnings per share was additionally impacted by higher outstanding share count in the current period.

NorthWestern to Host Third Quarter 2022 Financial Results Webinar

Date: Oct 12, 2022
Type: News
Categories: Investors, News and Events Categories
NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (Nasdaq: NWE) today announced that it will host an investor webinar on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at 3:30 PM EDT to review its financial results for the quarter ending September 30, 2022.

NorthWestern Energy power pole replacement will require traffic detour on Lake Helena Road Sept. 29

Date: Sep 26, 2022
Traffic will be detoured from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 on Lake Helena Road from the intersection with Lincoln and Hauser Dam roads to Rainbow Drive. The detour is required for the safety of the public and our NorthWestern Energy crews while a power pole is replaced.

Public cautioned to stay out of Missouri River riverbed in area of Rainbow Dam during reservoir water drawdown

Date: Sep 20, 2022
On Sept. 25 NorthWestern Energy will begin drawing down Rainbow Reservoir about 11 feet from the current full-pool level to replace wooden flash boards on the face of the dam.

NorthWestern Energy announces manager, specialist for Montana Wildfire Mitigation division

Date: Sep 20, 2022
NorthWestern Energy announces Shane Colman is the manager of the Montana Wildfire Mitigation division.

NorthWestern Energy replacing natural gas transmission line and facilities in West Glacier

Date: Sep 15, 2022
NorthWestern Energy is replacing one-third mile of natural gas pipeline in the West Glacier area.

NorthWestern Energy power pole replacement will require traffic detour on Lake Helena Road Sept. 19.

Date: Sep 15, 2022
Traffic will be detoured from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 19 on Lake Helena Road from the intersection with Lincoln and Hauser Dam roads to Rainbow Drive. The detour is required for the safety of the public and our NorthWestern Energy crews while a power pole is replaced.

Billings Home Improvement Show

Date: Sep 9, 2022
Type: Event
Make the smart move and visit our booth to learn about the many free and easy ways to help you manage your energy consumption. We look forward to seeing you!

NorthWestern Energy warns of widespread aggressive scam activity

Date: Sep 8, 2022
NorthWestern Energy customers have reported more than 400 attempts by scammers to steal their money since Sept. 1