Author Archives: Eliot Caroom

Keybanc gives the OK

Ah, there’s nothing quite like the approval of a stock analyst.  It can really send a thrill up your leg.  Especially when it translates into an immediate boost to share price, as was the case with Keybanc’s upgrade for Northwestern … Continue reading

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Northwestern makes nice

How’s this for a little “CSR” action–Northwestern Corporation just settled a tax dispute with Montana’s Department of revenue, and now they’re sharing the tax refund with their customers!

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"A coal-fired powerplant of one's own"

For much of 2008, Northwestern Corporation was embroiled in a heated, fiery debate over the future of a coal-fired power plant, Colstrip 4.    But after a lot of hot air, Montana’s Public Service Commission approved the sale of a plant, … Continue reading

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Lighting northern lights

While the rest of the country saw bleak economic tidings this November, Montanans got good news.  A Presidential Permit was issued for a first-ever energy line between Montana in the U.S. and Alberta, in Canada.  Within a year or two, … Continue reading

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Warmer weather could mean cooler sales for natural gas co's

Sales of natural gas rely heavily on weather conditions.  The colder it is in the winter, the more natural gas you sell.  Looking ahead to Winter 2008-2009, several authorities are predicting a mild winter that could impact sales at Northwestern … Continue reading

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