Northwestern Energy is seeing the light at the end of the tunnel as construction on Hebgen Dam draws to a close. Butch Larcome with NWE, sent out a release early last week, stating conditions throughout construction held steady.
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“Our plan hasn’t changed, but we do acknowledge we could have done better with communication on this project,” Butch Larcomb, NorthWestern Energy media representative, said.
Five years ago, NorthWestern Energy began reconstruction on the intake of the Hebgen Dam, which controls the flow of the Madison River – that construction was completed this summer.
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NorthWestern Energy customers can expect a rate increase of approximately $4.50 by the end of this year because Montana’s Public Service Commission (PSC) approved NorthWestern Energy’s proposed purchase of 11 hydroelectric dams from PPL Montana across the state.