NorthWestern Energy to Refund Customers $8.1 Million
April 7, 2021
HELENA, Montana — NorthWestern Energy will begin refunding its electric customers in Montana $8.1 million as a result of a recent settlement concerning the price of transmitting power over NorthWestern's system.
The Montana Public Service Commission's final order in NorthWestern's 2019 electric rate case required NorthWestern to credit its customers for revenue it collects from other energy companies who use NorthWestern's system to transmit energy used in interstate commerce. The prices those energy companies pay NorthWestern for transmission service are set by the Federal Energy Regulat...