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BEC Finds Fifth Financial Scenario Best

By Eleanor Guerrero
Carbon County News

May 4, 2017

BEC Rates To Decrease

By Eleanor Guerrero
Carbon County News

May 4, 2017

At Beartooth Electric Cooperative (BEC) April 25 meeting, the trustees adopted a financial strategy that includes a five percent revenue reduction applied entirely to energy charges. Effective July 1, BEC members will see a reduction in their electric bills. This is the last of the predicted possible rate decreases by the board for the imminent future.

Beartooth electric co-op to reduce rates

May 2, 2017

By Clair Johnson, Gazette staff
Billings Gazette

Beginning July 1, members of the Beartooth Electric Cooperative, based in Red Lodge, will see a reduction in their electric bills. 

The co-op’s trustees voted at their April meeting to adopt a financial strategy that includes a 5 percent revenue reduction applied entirely to energy charges, said Jim Webb, general manager, in a news release. 

Beartooth electric rates to go down in July

May 1, 2017

Contact: Jim Webb, General Manager, Beartooth Electric Cooperative, 307-885-3175; jim@lvenergy.com

The May 2017 BEC Newsletter

 

 

The April 2017 BEC Newsletter

 

 

Beartooth Electric tries scenarios for future

By Eleanor Guerrero
Carbon County News

March 9, 2017

On Tuesday, Feb. 28, the Beartooth Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BEC) Board heard from finance committee member Frank Willett on various financial scenarios for the future direction of the rural co-op. These scenarios would run through 2023, the year following the expiration of the wholesale power contracts. 

The Future of Energy Co-ops, Part II

The Future of Energy Co-ops, Part II

By Eleanor Guerrero
Carbon County News

February 23, 2017

Rod Jensen, Chair of Lower Valley Energy (LVE), which manages Beartooth Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BEC) while BEC searches for another manager, continues to give his  unofficial perspective on the future of energy cooperatives. 

The March 2017 BEC Newsletter

 

 

Southern Bankruptcy Ends

By Eleanor Guerrero
Carbon County News

February 6, 2017

On January 30, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Terry L. Meyers signed an order finalizing the Southern Montana Electric Transmission and Generation Cooperative, Inc. bankruptcy quietly ending a contentious period that started with its filing in October 22, 2011.

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