Chouteau County

Nov 13, 2013 12:02 PM by MTN News - Great Falls

Power outage scheduled for Carter area on Thursday

GREAT FALLS - NorthWestern Energy has scheduled a power outage for the Carter area beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2013.

The outage is expected to last about four hours, and be completed by 4:30 p.m.

A press release from NorthWestern Energy says that the outage will allow the company to do reliability upgrades, including work in a substation and replacing a transmission pole in the area.

The outage will affect Carter and customers north and south of the community.

For more information, call NorthWestern Energy at 888-467-2669.

UPDATE, November 14: NorthWestern Energy has postponed a power outage that was scheduled for Thursday, November 14th, in the Carter area northeast of Great Falls.

The outage had been scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. and last about four hours.

The outage will be rescheduled, but the company has not yet determined the date.

A press release from NorthWestern Energy says that the change was made to accommodate a "significant local customer."