NorthWestern Energy to Acquire 25% Share of Colstrip; Plans to Reduce Carbon by 90%
December 18, 2019
Butte, Mont. – Dec. 10, 2019 – NorthWestern Energy will file an application for pre-approval with the Montana Public Service Commission to acquire Puget Sound Energy’s 25% interest, 185 megawatts of generation, in Colstrip Unit 4 for one dollar. In addition, NorthWestern Energy is committing to reduce the carbon intensity of our energy generation in Montana by 90% by 2045.
“Nothing is more important to the people of NorthWestern than safely providing Montanans with the affordable and reliable energy we all need while also protecting our environment,” said NorthWestern Energy Presi...