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  • The summer heat may still be sizzling, but before we know it the leaves will be changing, and the mornings will be crisp. Fall brings cooler weather, cozy blankets, and the challenge of getting everyone back into a routine. It’s time to change gears and start preparing your home for fall.…
  • You’ve got enough things to juggle, paying your energy bill shouldn’t be one of them. Fall tends to bring with it a lot of action, whether it’s a return to the classroom for your kids, a new football season for your favorite team or new duties at your job. You’re going to be busy, busy, busy; so…
  • When temperatures are high outside and you’re feeling especially grateful for the coolness of your air conditioner, the last thing on your mind is your furnace. I mean, who wants to think about that when summer is in full swing? We get it – right now you want to bask in the sunshine and cherish…
  • Nothing says summer like grilling. Warm evenings with the mouth-watering aroma of a juicy steak (paired with grilled potatoes and summer squash) wafting across the lawn —  it’s hard to beat. But the yummy food coming off the grill isn’t the only positive of grilling. You’ll also be saving…

Positive Energy

  • Every year, organizations that have made a difference in workplace safety are recognized by the Nebraska Safety Council. In recognition of our safety achievements, Black Hills Energy was awarded the Spirit Award during an April awards luncheon in Lincoln, Nebraska. This was the first year Black…
  • We're a sponsor for the University of Arkansas baseball program, and once a year Black Hills Day is held at the stadium. At the event, Black Hills Energy hands out swag to fans as they enter.  Our team in Arkansas also chooses who will throw out the first pitch. This year the team chose wounded…
  • In May, crew members in Holdrege, Nebraska, pitched in to help at the Community Action Partnership of Mid Nebraska’s Mobile Produce Pantry. The team helped serve 274 individuals. The pantry provides fresh produce to people in need, free of charge.   Our employees appreciated a chance to help, and…
  • This spring, two large wildfires burned over 150,000 acres in southwest Nebraska. Communities were evacuated and more than 70 volunteer fire departments responded. Our team there went the extra mile to monitor our system and keep energy flowing; but many employees also served as volunteer…

Black Hills Energy News

  • Fayetteville, Arkansas – August 3, 2022 – From backyards and backhoes to trees and trenches, August 11 – National 811 Day – is a great reminder for Arkansans to know what’s below and call 811 before starting any projects that require digging. It’s free, safe and the law. To continue its public…
  • Rapid City, SD –  August 1, 2022 – August 11 is right around the corner, and Black Hills Energy hopes the date will remind everyone to call 811 before starting any projects that require digging. The summer is peak season for working in the garden and tackling home improvement and construction…
  • Lincoln, Neb. – July 29, 2022 – August 11 is right around the corner, and Black Hills Energy hopes the date will remind Nebraskans to call 811 before starting any projects that require digging. The summer is peak season for working in the garden and tackling home improvement and construction…
  • Grimes, Iowa — July 22, 2022 — We are pleased to announce that Steven Lukan has joined the company as Manager of Iowa Governmental Affairs. Steven recently worked as the Executive Director of the Department of Veteran’s Affairs for the State of Iowa, a post held since 2017, having been appointed…