March 11, 2020

“In other words, NorthWestern is asking the public service commission to essentially either not disclose the costs of Colstrip or, maybe even worse, keep them hidden from consumers. That’s simply not fair and it ensures NorthWestern essentially insulates itself from risk at the ratepayers’ expense. It would be like walking into a car dealer, purchasing a car agreeing to pay whatever cost and not even checking on the condition. That situation is so ludicrous that no one would agree to it. Yet, the consumer advocate argues that’s what may be at stake here.”

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