When a friend referred to me as a "tribal elder," I was flattered. Then I realized she meant I was old, really old. Whether you are a tribal elder or really old, you learn first hand “what goes around, comes around.” So it is with hydropower for NorthWestern Energy. Hydropower has come around again.
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HELENA — The Public Service Commission says NorthWestern Energy has filed a formal application for its proposed purchase of 11 hydroelectric dams from PPL Montana for $900 million.
HELENA — NorthWestern Energy’s planned $900 million purchase of 11 hydroelectric dams will mean decades of stable customer rates after an initial increase of about 5 percent, or about $4 per month, on an average residential bill, company executives told lawmakers Friday.
You’ve heard the news. At NorthWestern Energy, we’re bringing hydro back!
SOUTH OF ROSCOE — First it was fire. Now it’s a hydro project. Residents of the East Rosebud valley had no way to stop the Shepard Mountain fire that roared through the drainage and torched their cabins 16 years ago. But this time, many of the same residents see an opportunity to halt what t…
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week released results of a study linking coal-fired power plants to global warming. While carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants are one component of climate change, there are other factors that contribute to this phenomenon and it…
BISMARCK, N.D. -- High water levels that caused record flooding along the Missouri River in 2011 did bring a small consolation: Electric power generation from the river's six upstream dams was above average for the first time in a dozen years.
HELENA - Montana is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stick with a lower court ruling that the state owns the riverbeds where hydroelectric dams sit and can charge power companies rent for their usage.
DENVER - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requested more details Wednesday from a Colorado businessman on his permit application to build a 501-mile pipeline to divert water from Wyoming's Flaming Gorge Reservoir to southeast Wyoming and Colorado.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Hydropower production is projected to make a big comeback on the “Big Muddy.”