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Vehicle-to-Grid Testing Comes to Texas

Pecan Street and Austin Energy have teamed up to determine if EV batteries can provide grid services.

How To Get Meat Eaters To Eat More Plant-Based Foods? Make Their Mouths Water

If the average person on Earth swapped out 30 percent of the beef, lamb and goat meat they eat in favor of plant-based options, it could achieve half the reductions in greenhouse gas emissions from...

Clean energy has growing role in Montana’s energy mix. Northwestern Energy is honored to be the steward of Montana’s critical energy infrastructure and essential service.

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle editorial board stated, “Alternative energy must be part of the state’s future.” At NorthWestern Energy, we agree.

A Small New York Town Plans a Profitable, 100% Renewable Energy Future

When the Marbletown CCA begins operating in early 2019, the vast majority of electricity used by the town’s residents will come from renewable energy resources, while lowering their costs.

Utilities ‘Need to Be More’ Than Electricity Providers, Entergy and ComEd Execs Declare

Legacy utilities are grappling with the need to reinvent themselves in order to survive.

Oregon Bottle Deposit System Hits 90 Percent Redemption Rate

The success of the bottle deposit system proves that deposits can work as an incentive for proper recycling, but it isn’t the solution for everything that’s going in curbside bins.

NorthWestern swaps out Billings streetlights with LED bulbs

The LED bulbs use roughly half the energy of the sodium bulbs and last two to three times longer.

The Green New Deal is already at work in one Portland neighborhood

How one community is building a green workforce to combat climate change.

Montana Business Customer Energy Efficiency Plus (E+) Services Available from Northwestern Energy

The E+ Energy Appraisal for Businesses focuses on identifying electric conservation opportunities for small commercial customers on NorthWestern Energy’s electric distribution system. Most commercial facilities qualify for this free service. Call for details.

Outdoor industry pushes political fight over lands, climate

Thousands of manufacturers and retailers gathered in Denver starting Wednesday for the annual Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show, and some of the biggest names vowed to keep pushing to preserve public lands.

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An investment of more than $1 billion has allowed NorthWestern Energy to provide more than 60% of its energy from renewable resources, helping it lead the way to a brighter future in Montana.

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As the hub of learning, creativity and innovation in Northwest Montana, Flathead Valley Community College is expanding

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