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Hydro History Book

NorthWestern Energy is commemorating the history of these environmental and cultural assets with the book “Golden Kilowatts: Water Power and the Early Growth of Montana” written by longtime Montana journalist Butch Larcombe.
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NorthWestern Energy crews working around the clock after South Dakota extreme storms

Date: May 13, 2022
NorthWestern Energy crews continue to work around the clock to repair damage caused by extreme weather Thursday evening in eastern South Dakota. About 9,500 customers lost power during the storm and service is restored to more than 8,200 of those homes and businesses.

NorthWestern Energy works with stakeholders to protect the Madison River Basin

Date: May 6, 2022
Type: News
April snow and rain only minimally improved conditions in the Madison River Basin, which is experiencing extreme drought, low soil moisture and low snowpack. Based on the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service May-July runoff forecast and NorthWestern Energy’s forecasting tools, this will be another challenging summer and fall due to lack of water.

Yellowstone Boys & Girls Ranch receives $31,346.50 in energy efficiency incentives from NorthWestern Energy

Date: May 2, 2022

NorthWestern Energy planting trees to celebrate 150th Arbor Day

Date: Apr 28, 2022
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day on April 29 by planting trees at our Grand Island, Neb. office, along with a $2,000 donation to the City of Grand Island Park & Recreation Department.

NorthWestern First Quarter 2022 Financial Results

Date: Apr 28, 2022
Type: News
Category: Investors
NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (Nasdaq: NWE) reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2022. Net income for the period was $59.1 million, or $1.08 per diluted share, as compared with net income of $63.1 million, or $1.24 per diluted share, for the same period in 2021. This $4.0 million decrease was primarily driven by lower Montana and Nebraska residential natural gas volumes, higher operating costs, and higher income tax expense. These unfavorable items were partly offset by higher Montana electric transmission revenue and electric retail volumes.

Madison River Public Meeting - April 26 in Ennis

Date: Apr 26, 2022
Type: Event
Join us to discuss Madison River topics on April 26 in Ennis.

Celebrating Earth Day, NorthWestern Energy committed to stewardship, highlights recycling project

Date: Apr 22, 2022
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy has installed about 132,700 new advanced electric meters and natural gas modules in Montana and recycled 210,250 pounds of material from the old meters

NorthWestern Energy employees join Clark Fork Coalition’s 2022 Clark Fork River Cleanup

Date: Apr 21, 2022
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy is recognizing our employees’ volunteerism with a donation of $2,000 to the Clark Fork Coalition.

NorthWestern Energy’s downtown substation upgrade will improve service, enhance aesthetics in Caras Park area

Date: Apr 15, 2022
The Missoula City Substation #1 is adjacent to East Caras Park. Originally built in the 1920s, the substation has been in continual use with investments and maintenance. This $10 million upgrade project will take the substation offline for a thorough rebuild.

NorthWestern Energy and the Missouri-Madison River Fund Trust announce funding for 2022 public recreation improvement projects

Date: Apr 11, 2022
Type: News
Projects funded in 2022 raise the total to150 projects with $5.5 million in funding by the River Fund Trust and $1.4 million in matching funds from Northwestern Energy in the past 16 years. River Fund grants and NorthWestern Energy matching funds have helped leverage public agency and partner funding to provide more than $11 million in public recreation improvements in the Missouri-Madison corridor.

NorthWestern to Host First Quarter 2022 Financial Results Webinar and Notice of Virtual Annual Stockholders Meeting

Date: Apr 6, 2022
Type: News
Categories: Investors, News and Events Categories
NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (Nasdaq: NWE) today announced that it will host an investor webinar on Friday, April 29, 2022, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time to review its financial results for the quarter ending March 31, 2022.

Release from Hebgen Dam reduced through April, Madison River recreationists cautioned about low water levels and asked to avoid Rainbow Trout spawning redds

Date: Apr 4, 2022

NorthWestern Energy names Nate Archibald as new Choteau town manager

Date: Mar 3, 2022
Type: News

NorthWestern Energy announces Net Zero by 2050 commitment

Date: Mar 3, 2022
Type: News
NorthWestern Energyannounces our goal to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 while continuing our commitment to reliable, affordable, environmentally sustainable energy service, capable of meeting the needs of all customers and communities.

Puppies lost in frigid weather reunited with owner by NorthWestern Energy Belt Town Manager Cody Yurek

Date: Feb 22, 2022
Type: News

NorthWestern Energy’s balanced resources delivering energy on Montana’s coldest day

Date: Feb 22, 2022
Type: News

NorthWestern Reports Fourth Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Date: Feb 10, 2022
Type: News
Category: Investors
Company reports GAAP diluted earnings per share of $3.60 for 2021, affirms 2022 earnings guidance and announces a 1.6% increase to the quarterly dividend - to $0.63 per share - payable March 31, 2022

NorthWestern to Host Year-End 2021 Financial Results Webinar

Date: Jan 11, 2022
Type: News
Category: News and Events Categories
NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (Nasdaq: NWE) today announced that it will host an investor webinar on Monday, February 14, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern to review its financial results for the year ending December 31, 2021.

Flows on Madison River restored after late-Wednesday night Hebgen Dam gate repair

Date: Dec 2, 2021
Type: News
NorthWestern Energy hydro engineers and personnel worked around the clock to develop a repair plan and restore gate functionality and river flows to the Madison River as quickly as possible, safely.

NorthWestern Energy committed to support for people impacted by West Wind Fire

Date: Dec 2, 2021
NorthWestern Energy is working directly with local authorities and the citizens of Denton to provide support and assistance to those impacted by the West Wind Fire.