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Planned Power Outages 9/6-9/7- Molt to North Absarokee Area

Large load In transit in the Beartooth Electric service area from Molt to the North Absarokee area, Thursday, September 6 - Friday, September 7. Please expect 30-minute outages.

A large gas compressor is in transit from Alberta, BC to North of Absarokee. This large load will require Beartooth Electric Linemen to raise lines along its route to allow for safe passage. Beginning at 10:00 AM, Thursday, September 6 through September 7, outages lasting approximately 30 minutes will occur in the Beartooth Service Area along the transit route from Molt to the North Absarokee area. The transit route will pass through 69 Beartooth Electric crossings. Approximately half are expected to require power outages. Members affected will receive an automated call from Beartooth Electric alerting them to the planned outage. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Beartooth Electric at 406-446-2310.

A little about the load:

  • Large Gas Compressor for the NorthWestern Energy natural gas pipeline.
  • 141 feet long
  • 24 feet wide
  • 22 feet high
  • 360,000 lbs.
  • Cartage will begin at approximately 6:30 AM each morning.
  • Transit will continue on Thursday, September 6 until approximately 5:00 PM.
  • Transit to the delivery point is planned the afternoon of Friday, September 7.



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