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2009 News Articles

Following are news articles from 2009 regarding the Beartooth Electric. Please click on the file name to view.

Organizers say Highwood plant making progress
Oct 21, 2009 – Billings Gazette
Long in the planning stages, the Highwood Generation Station may be moving forward soon.

What’s behind co-op rate increases?
Oct 21, 2009 – Billings Gazette
When discussing the cost of electricity, those in the industry point to the complexities involved. But the average utility customer cares less about details than his or her monthly bill.

History, utility and intrigue blend at Mystic Lake facility
Oct 04, 2009 – Billings Gazette
Irene Messmer was full of memories when she returned to Mystic Lake at the end of August.

Beartooth Co-op to stay out of Wyoming oversight
Sep 26, 2009 – Billings Gazette
Wholesale power rates have increased by more than 20 percent this year for the Beartooth Electric Co-op, but members will likely only see a quarter of that increase in their power bills, according to co-op general manager Ron Roodell.

Electric co-op sees changes
Sep 23, 2009 – Billings Gazette
In the past 12 months, members of the Beartooth Electric Cooperative have ridden a roller coaster.

Signal Peak gets down to business
Sep 10, 2009 – Billings Gazette
Last week was the ribbon-cutting. This week, without fanfare, Signal Peak Energy began loading the first coal train to arrive at its mine south of Roundup.

Study bumps Montana’s ranking to No. 2 for wind potential
Aug 25, 2009 – Billings Gazette
Anyone who has spent any time in Montana could hardly be surprised by the findings.