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Montana


Montana Co-op Director Chris Christensen Elected NRECA Board of Directors President

ARLINGTON, Va. (March 4, 2021) – Chris Christensen, a director of NorVal Electric Cooperative in Montana, today begins his two-year term as president of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association…


Westmoreland Coal Emerges from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Westmoreland Coal Co., the nation's largest independent coal producer, announced March 15 that it has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will operate as a new, privately held company. The…


MDU Will Close Coal Units in Montana, North Dakota

A subsidiary of MDU Resources Group on February 19 said it plans to close three of its coal-fired units at power plants in Montana and North Dakota. Montana-Dakota Utilities said…


After 18 Months of Dramatic Turns, Hydro One-Avista Merger Deal Officially Dead

Hydro One, Ontario’s largest transmission and distribution provider, and Spokane, Washington–based U.S. utility Avista Corp., have dropped their merger, citing separate denials of the $5.3 billion deal by regulators in…


Nation’s Oldest Independent Coal Producer Files Bankruptcy

Colorado-based Westmoreland Coal Co. on October 9 said it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, with the company reporting more than $1.4 billion in debt. The company in its annual…