Construction of what’s expected to be Montana’s largest wind farm will begin in 2021 just beyond the shadow the coal-fired Colstrip Power Plant.
U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette toured the Colstrip mine and power plant complex Friday, reiterating the Trump administration’s elusive goal of stopping coal-fired power plants from closing.
The Trump administration on Monday finalized its weakening of an Obama-era rule aimed at reducing pollution from coal-burning power plants that has contaminated streams, lakes and underground aquifers
The summer-long shutdown of the Colstrip power plant in 2018 took center stage Wednesday as NorthWestern Energy made its case for a $23.8 million rate increase to cover unexpected costs.
It’s been nearly three years since Colstrip Power Plant owners in Washington state first committed millions of dollars to helping their Montana company town transition to a post-coal era. But, in Big Sky Country, the discussion keeps getting shelved.
Montana lawmakers accused the state’s utility regulator Thursday of abandoning consumers in its handling of NorthWestern Energy’s application to buy more of Colstrip Power Plant.
The Montana Public Service Commission on Tuesday reversed course on requiring more details from NorthWestern Energy about its application to purchase more of Colstrip Power Plant.
Montana has approved the 977-acre expansion of the state’s largest coal mine.
A major owner of Colstrip Power Plant has signed a 15-year contract for Montana hydropower from Energy Keepers, which is owned by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
Colstrip Power Plant operator Talen Energy is taking steps to address COVID-19 risks.
In the hills around Rapelje, where jackrabbits far outnumber people, there’s a renewable energy powerhouse in the making.
Montana’s consumer advocate says that NorthWestern Energy’s 20-year power plan could deny customers lower prices offered on the free market.
Billings-area residents will have a chance to respond to the NorthWestern Energy’s 20-year power supply plan during a Jan. 2 hearing at the public library.
NorthWestern Energy customers, worried about climate change and power plant debt, railed for hours Monday against the utility’s 20-year energy plan and the state commission elected to regulate monopolies.
Plans to marry a struggling coal-fired power plant in Eastern Montana to a bitcoin mine appear to be lagging, with little construction done and back taxes on the power plant exceeding $4 million.