Unscrupulous electric utilities, 1984 to today (Part II)

Unscrupulous electric utilities, 1984 to today (Part II)

Unscrupulous electric utilities put ratepayers on the hook for expensive, polluting fossil fuel plants in the 1980s, a history that is repeating itself.

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Edward Barta: PSC and NorthWestern Energy: Too cozy, too costly for Montanans

Edward Barta: PSC and NorthWestern Energy: Too cozy, too costly for Montanans

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Melissa Holt: Eastern Montanans show power by standing united

Melissa Holt: Eastern Montanans show power by standing united

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NorthWestern’s newest energy roadmap leads to a dead end

NorthWestern’s newest energy roadmap leads to a dead end

NorthWestern Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) is released every few years to serve as a roadmap for future power production and a preview of...
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Challenging a rate case built on falsehoods (Part I)

Challenging a rate case built on falsehoods (Part I)

Montana Power Company – Northwestern Energy’s predecessor as the primary electric utility in Montana – owned 30% of Colstrip Units 3 and 4.In 1974,...
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Rallying for our constitutional right to have a voice in energy decisions

Rallying for our constitutional right to have a voice in energy decisions

Last week, dozens of Northern Plains members gathered on the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn to rally for our right to have a say about NorthWestern Energy’s methane-fired power plant in Laurel.

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Ita Killeen and Mary Fitzpatrick: NorthWestern’s latest energy plan is an expensive disaster for Montana

Ita Killeen and Mary Fitzpatrick: NorthWestern’s latest energy plan is an expensive disaster for Montana

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Rate increase OK’d for MDU customers

Rate increase OK’d for MDU customers

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Montana PSC staff recommend MDU rate increase

Montana PSC staff recommend MDU rate increase

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Mayors of Montana towns continue protest of MDU rate request

Mayors of Montana towns continue protest of MDU rate request

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Eastern Montana members push back against proposed rate hike by MDU

Eastern Montana members push back against proposed rate hike by MDU

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Billings Climate Week: Climate and Energy Panel

Billings Climate Week: Climate and Energy Panel

Billings Climate Week is June 5-11! To kick off the week, there will be a Climate and Energy Panel on Monday, June 5 from 6-8 pm at Mayflower Church with panelists Monica Tranel, Derf Johnson (MEIC), Dr. Steve Running, and Steve Loken, owner of Loken Builders.

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