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Northwestern Energy – Timeline of Montana Generation Portfolio

Since 2011, we have added 780 MW of generation, both owned and long-term contract to our generation portfolio, all of which is from carbon-free resources.

NorthWestern Energy purchase of Puget Sound Energy’s share of Colstrip Unit 4 terminated

Efforts now focused on securing capacity through RFP

NorthWestern Energy to begin replacing vehicles with electric alternatives this year

NorthWestern Energy is looking to update its 1,200 vehicle fleet with electric options, signaling its intention to make 30 percent of its light-duty and new bucket vehicles, along with 20 percent of its new medium and heavy-duty vehicles and all-new forklifts, electric by 2030.

Bozeman climate plan hinges on NorthWestern cooperation

Bozeman’s draft climate plan goals are ambitious: a 26% reduction in emissions from a 2008 baseline by 2025, 100% net clean electricity by 2030 and complete carbon neutrality by 2050.

City of Billings receives $90,000 energy efficiency incentive from NorthWestern Energy for state-of-the-art energy improvements at wastewater treatment plant

During the last 10 years, the City of Billings implemented 62 energy efficiency projects;
qualifying for $967,050 in energy efficiency incentives from NorthWestern Energy.
These projects resulted in an estimated 5.82 million kWhs saved per year, equating to
about $455,000 in annual electric cost savings.

Planning and Executive Successful Montana Business Transitions – 9/30 – 12:00PM MST – Online

Online Seminar targeting business owners across the state.

Montana Regulators To Consider Pandemic’s Impact On NorthWestern’s Decoupling Program

Decoupling can be a win-win strategy to both utility companies and their customers by breaking the link between electricity and gas sales and revenue.

NorthWestern Energy customers in Montana can now choose energy from renewable resources

NorthWestern Energy’s electricity supply mix for our Montana customers includes more than 60% clean energy made up of 44% carbon-free hydro and slightly more than 17% renewables, mostly wind generation.

NorthWestern retrofitting Dillon, Montana’s streetlights

The change means these streetlights will use about 50 percent less electricity than traditional streetlights.

NorthWestern energy installing energy efficient LED lights in Missoula

A total of 1,800 street lights across Missoula will receive the new lights which produce a softer color temperature.