Our Company

For more than 100 years, NorthWestern Energy has been committed to delivering safe, reliable and innovative energy solutions.

We serve gas and electric to customers in the western two-thirds of Montana and eastern South Dakota. We also have gas service in Nebraska, and serve electricity to Yellowstone National Park.

We own and operate a diverse generation fleet of wind, water, natural gas and coal-fired resources and the high-voltage electric transmission system and distribution system. We also own and operate natural gas production, transmission and distribution systems.

Enriching Lives Through a Safe, Sustainable Energy Future

Enriching Lives Through a Safe, Sustainable Energy Future

NorthWestern Energy has provided reliable and affordable electricity and natural to customers in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska for more than 100 years.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

Sustainability means meeting today’s needs while planning for tomorrow’s as well. It is not just a matter of good environmental practices, being a sustainable enterprise must also incorporate social and governance best practices.

Our vision

Enriching lives through a safe sustainable energy future.

Our mission

Working together to provide safe, reliable and innovative energy solutions that create value for customers, communities, employees, and investors.

Our values

SERVICE: Safety, Excellence, Respect, Value, Integrity, Community, Environment

Our Natural Gas and Electric Service

NorthWestern Energy serves 318 communities in Montana, South Dakota and Yellowstone National Park with safe and reliable electricity. We serve natural gas to 180 communities in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska.

Our Hydro Facilities

Our carbon-free hydro system is the foundation of our energy generation portfolio in Montana. In 2020, more than 40% of our electricity for Montana customers came from our hydro facilities.

Giving Back to Our Communities

NorthWestern Energy is committed to being a good corporate citizen of all the communities we serve. In 2020, we donated more than $2 million in charitable donations, community support and COVID-19 relief.

We Are NorthWestern Energy

We Are NorthWestern Energy

We are committed to making energy more dependable and affordable. We are unwavering in our dedication to create a future that is undeniably, and reliably, bright.

Where Does Your Energy Come From?

We provide safe, reliable energy through a balanced mix of clean energy and traditional resources. We are committed to reduce the carbon intensity of our electric energy portfolio for Montana by 90 percent by 2045.

Construction near Hale Reservoir will create possible traffic delays and trail closure; outages expected

Date: Sep 27, 2021

TYPE: News

Helena, Mont. – September 28, 2021 – Anglers, bicyclists, other recreationists and users of the trail system below Hale Reservoir on the south-side of Helena may experience trail closures and traffic delays on Friday, Oct. 1. In addition, temporary power outages are anticipated starting at 8 a.m.

Construction crews are installing new power poles that require area evacuations to ensure public safety. Mountain Power is the primary contractor of the project.

The work will involve helicopters overhead and heavy equipment on the ground. Users are asked to watch for signs along the road and to observe the reduced speed limit. The safety of the crew and the public are NorthWestern Energy’s priority.

The project is expected to be completed and power restored by 3 p.m.

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About NorthWestern Energy (Nasdaq: NWE)

NorthWestern provides electricity and / or natural gas to approximately 743,000 customers in Montana, South Dakota, and Nebraska. We have generated and distributed electricity in South Dakota and distributed natural gas in South Dakota and Nebraska since 1923 and have generated and distributed electricity and distributed natural gas in Montana since 2002. More information on NorthWestern is available on the company’s website at www.northwesternenergy.com.


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