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2
Dec

Energy Share of Wyoming Kicks Off for 2019-2020

Raising $100,000 and assisting 300 families statewide are among goals of Energy Share of Wyoming, which kicks-off its 2019-2020 season Monday, December 2, 2019. Fifteen Wyoming businesses, organizations and communities sponsor the program that assists individuals with energy-related emergencies when unusual circumstances create financial needs not met through existing assistance programs.  Funding comes from voluntary contributions for the program that

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29
Aug

Montana-Dakota Utilities files request to build electric generation facility

BISMARCK, N.D. – August 29, 2019 – Montana-Dakota Utilities announced today that it has filed an application with the North Dakota Public Service Commission for an advance determination of prudence to construct, own and operate an 88-megawatt simple cycle combustion turbine. The natural gas-fired electric generation facility would be located next to an existing company-owned combustion turbine near Mandan, North

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8
Aug

National 811 Day | A Reminder to Always Call 811 Before Digging

BISMARCK, N.D. – August 8, 2019 – With August 11 almost here, Montana-Dakota Utilities hopes this date on the calendar, 8/11, will serve as a natural reminder for residents to call 811 prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked. Every few minutes an underground utility line is damaged nationwide because someone decided to dig without first

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24
May

Montana-Dakota Utilities files a natural gas price increase request with Wyoming PSC

Montana-Dakota Utilities files a natural gas price increase request with Wyoming PSC BISMARCK, ND – May 24, 2019 – Montana-Dakota Utilities announced today that it filed a natural gas price increase request with the Wyoming Public Service Commission. “Making a request to increase prices is something we do not take lightly; we do our best to balance the cost to

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19
Feb

MDU Resources Subsidiary Plans Retirement of Aging Generation Units; New Generation Build

MDU Resources Subsidiary Plans Retirement of Aging Generation Units; New Generation Build BISMARCK, N.D. — February 19, 2019 — MDU Resources Group, Inc., (NYSE: MDU) subsidiary Montana-Dakota Utilities announced today that it intends to retire three aging coal-fired electric generation units at two locations within the next two to three years and construct a new simple-cycle natural gas combustion turbine to

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5
Feb

Montana-Dakota Utilities providing natural gas service to Doosan Bobcat facility in Gwinner; service to be extended to residential and business customers in Gwinner and Milnor

Montana-Dakota Utilities providing natural gas service to Doosan Bobcat facility in Gwinner; service to be extended to residential and business customers in Gwinner and Milnor BISMARCK, N.D. – Feb. 5, 2019 – A project that brought long-awaited natural gas service to Doosan Bobcat North America’s 700,000-square-foot equipment manufacturing facility in Gwinner, North Dakota, is now extending the same benefits of low-cost natural

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1
Oct

Montana-Dakota Utilities files electric price increase request in Montana

Montana-Dakota Utilities files electric price increase request in Montana BISMARCK, N.D. – September 28, 2018 – Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. today filed an electric price increase request with the Montana Public Service Commission. “Making a request to increase prices is something we do not take lightly; we do our best to balance the cost to customers with the amount of investments we

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9
Mar

Customers Come First in Electric Generation Decisions

Customers Come First in Electric Generation Decisions BISMARCK, N.D. – March 9, 2018 – Earlier this month Montana-Dakota Utilities signed an agreement to purchase a North Dakota wind farm expansion to be developed by ALLETE Clean Energy. The expansion of Thunder Spirit Wind, located near Hettinger, North Dakota, will boost the combined production at the wind farm from approximately 107 megawatts

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9
Mar

North Dakota electric customers to benefit from Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

North Dakota electric customers to benefit from Tax Cuts and Jobs Act BISMARCK, N.D. – March 9, 2018 – Montana-Dakota Utilities filed proposed lower electric prices with the North Dakota Public Service Commission to account for the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The company has calculated a $7.2 million benefit to North Dakota electric customers. On average, a

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26
Sep

Montana-Dakota Utilities files natural gas price increase request in Montana

Montana-Dakota Utilities files natural gas price increase request in Montana BISMARCK, N.D. – Sept. 26, 2017 – Capital investment in pipeline replacement projects enhancing the safety and integrity of the natural gas system, as well as increased costs to operate and maintain that system, are the main drivers in Montana-Dakota Utilities filing a request with the Montana Public Service Commission to increase

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