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What’s next for NorthWestern Energy?

Montana’s largest regulated utility submits an application to the PSC for a new natural gas plant and battery storage project.

Montana’s largest regulated utility submits an application to the PSC for a new natural gas plant and battery storage project.

The Session podcast

What we're watching in week 17 — Last-minute legislation and maneuvering.

What we’re looking forward to in week 17 of the Montana Legislature: last-minute legislation and maneuvering.

Colstrip Sen. Duane Ankney revives part of NorthWestern Energy bill

An amendment added to a bill about water utility disputes resuscitates provision on rate recovery.

The Senate Natural Resources Committee voted Friday to revive part of a controversial bill that sought to guarantee regulated utility monopolies like NorthWestern Energy a rate of return on new coal-fired power by weakening the Public Service Commission’s oversight.


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The Session podcast

What we’re looking forward to in week 16 of the Montana Legislature: Separation of powers and the future of Colstrip.

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PSC appeals to SCOTUS

Montana’s Public Service Commission is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a state Supreme Court ruling on rate-making for alternative energy projects.

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