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NorthWestern Energy specialists’ paper on bird mitigation to prevent transmission outages published in scientific journal

The paper documents the issues with ravens on the 500kV lines and the solutions they found to deal with the birds.

Missoula, Bozeman, Helena working on green tariff with NorthWestern Energy – could help spur renewable energy development in Montana

“We see this is the most promising near-term opportunity to get new, large-scale renewables built in Montana to achieve our 100% clean electricity goals,” said Diana Maneta. “We see this is a great step in the right direction.”

Despite COVID, economies on mend in Butte, southwest Montana

And as always, there are some big, promising leads that couldn’t be talked about quite yet.

Bozeman approves ‘bold’ plan calling for emissions reductions

The plan calls for a 26% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in the next five years, 100% net clean electricity by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2050.

‘Leadership is coming from the cities:’ Bozeman among local governments leading push for clean energy in Montana

“I definitely think that three of the major cities plus the county of Missoula represents a sizable share of NorthWestern Energy’s customers and so I think that amplifies our influence,” Judge said. “I think that the utility has been clear that they’re open to hearing what their customers want to see.”

Montana Career Opportunities – Customer Service Representative, Customer Solutions Technologist, Security Technologist and more… – Northwestern Energy

NorthWestern Energy is regional energy solutions company serving electric and natural gas across western and central Montana, eastern South Dakota and several communities in Nebraska, while also proudly serving Yellowstone National Park. Our company is…

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.