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  • As we roll into summer, most of us are probably getting our yards into shape. It won’t be long before our flowerbeds are awash in color and our gardens are pumping out wheelbarrows full of zucchini (whether we like it or not). But have you thought about getting your house in shape for spring and…
  • Each year on Earth Day, millions of people around the world join forces to make a positive impact on our planet. But you don’t have to wait until April 22 to get started. You can celebrate Earth Day any ole day – in fact, why not celebrate it all month long.  Check out these fun and meaningful…
  • After a busy day, nothing beats a hot bubble bath, especially during the cold winter months. Add a candle and some soothing music, and you’ve got a perfect little spa right in your own home. Most of us probably don’t spend much time thinking about hot water. It’s a luxury we’ve come to expect –…
  • With a couple months of winter still ahead of us, we want to help make sure you’re ready for whatever the rest of the season may bring. Sure, we hope the highlights of the next few months are big mugs of hot chocolate, cozy nights with loved ones, and maybe even the opportunity to enjoy some…

Positive Energy

  • Each summer, the Montrose Recreation District in Colorado holds a Youth Appreciation Day, and Black Hills Energy loves being a part of it.   Team members from our Colorado offices manned a booth at the park during the event, giving away gas-pipe Hula-Hoops. The team constructed the hoops from 1,…
  • For some students, school means not only getting an education but getting meals as well. When classes are out for the weekend or holidays, those students may just go without. That didn’t sit right with our employees in Harrison, Arkansas, but the team saw a way to help. They collected and made…
  • With a new school year just around the corner, Black Hills Energy team members in Fairbury, Nebraska, joined forces with the Fairbury Community Foundation this summer to make sure all students could get the supplies they needed. Staff made donations of school and sanitation supplies, which were…
  • During 2020, our team in Nebraska sorely missed natural gas safety and emergency response training for first responders. After all, training is essential for our partners to understand when and how to react. This is particularly true following the surge of young people signing on as volunteer…

Black Hills Energy News

  • When our teammates in Lawrence are given a challenge, they don’t back down! In a partnership with United Way of Douglas County, these employees set a goal of raising enough money to buy 100 backpacks to donate to local students in need. In two short weeks, they raised enough money for more than…
  •   Aug. 13 9:12 a.m. MST CUSTER, SD – Black Hills Energy has experienced a power outage in the Custer community affecting 717 customers around 6:30 pm. The outage was due to flooding that has reach our electrical substation with some equipment under water. Crews responded to outage and restored…
  • Lincoln, NE – August 13, 2021 – Imagine being able to pay the same price for a gallon of gasoline for a year – no matter how much oil prices fluctuate.  Just like gasoline, natural gas costs are market based. Black Hills Energy offers select customers in eastern Nebraska a similar opportunity…
  • RAPID CITY, S.D. – Aug. 24, 2021 – Black Hills Energy today announced the release of its 2020 Corporate Sustainability Report, showcasing the company’s environmental, social and governance performance and its progress on major projects and climate goals. The report also highlights how in 2020 –…