Billings Gazette agriculture and politics reporter Tom Lutey shares some of his most memorable stories from 2020.
Rather than selling its shares in Colstrip power plant, it would be better for Washington consumers for Puget Sound Energy to keep its shares in the troubled power plant and use the utility’s ownership leverage to shut down the power plant entirely by the end of 2025, Washington’s consumer advocate and the staff of the state’s utility commission said.
Regulators have hit the pause button on NorthWestern Energy’s proposed purchase of an increased share of Colstrip Unit 4.
A $2 million grant for retraining displaced Montana coal workers has gone untouched since it was announced in 2017.
Rosebud County commissioners have hit the pause button on deciding whether a $500 million wind farm warrants a 50% tax abatement.
A 26-acre solar farm is in the works for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, which has been awarded $2 million in federal construction funding.
A 480-acre solar farm planned for Billings has won a significant legal battle over energy contract lengths.
Saying it’s time to rein in NorthWestern Energy, Montana legislator Tom Woods announced his candidacy for Public Service Commission on Friday.
Dick Walton says he’s caught in a power play. His modest home's solar panels generate so much electricity in 12 months that NorthWestern Energ…
NorthWestern Energy has reached an agreement with an 150-acre Billings solar farm large enough to power 4,900 homes.
A Montana judge has sided with the solar developers in a lawsuit faulting NorthWestern Energy and the Public Service Commission for thwarting …
There are more than $5 million in claims filed in Montana against Westmoreland Coal as the owner of three Montana mines works its way through …