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Need help with your Montana power bills?!

Need help with your Montana power bills?!

Save money on your Montana electric bill! The electric bill can be a budget-buster when you’re surviving on a low income. Fortunately, your power company can usually help. There are several unknown or little-advertised programs that power companies may offer that can help lower the cost of your power bill.

Most power companies offer a budget billing plan, which averages the annual cost of electricity in a home and bills the customer in 12 even installments. This can help low-income customers maintain a budget and avert payment problems, especially during the more expensive winter months.

Just click the link below to find out what discounts, rebates and other money-saving programs are offered by YOUR local utility company!

Black Hills Energy

You might qualify for help with your Black Hills Energy bill through Black Hills Cares. The company also offers a variety of assistance programs to others who qualify for help. You could get payment arrangements, extensions and other options that might make it easier to avoid shut-off. If you’re struggling with your bills because they’re too high, you could get help with upgrades to your home that will make it more energy efficient…for free! Learn more about that and other options right here.

Montana Dakota Utilities 

Do you have Montana Dakota Utilities? You could get help paying your bill, upgrading your home and avoiding shut-off! The company offers balanced billing and payment arrangements to customers who qualify. You could also get help through some of the community agencies that help with big utility bills. Learn more about what help is available by going here.

Northwestern Energy

If your Northwestern Energy bill is eating up your whole budget, you might not have to struggle anymore! We found help! There are programs that Northwestern Energy offers that might be able to help you save money on your bills. You could also get help making your home more energy efficient and paying your bills long-term. To learn more about the Energy Share program and other programs from Northwestern Energy, click here.

Need more help in Montana? Try here! 

Didn’t see your power company listed?

Leave me a note in the comments below and I’ll research what benefits your utility company offers!

Nicole leads the Low Income Relief team with over 20 years of professional research and writing experience. Nicole started Low Income Relief after a personal experience with poverty. When her husband was medically discharged from the US Army, their family experienced tremendous financial hardship. Nicole was able to gather help from multiple community agencies and move into a nearby low income housing unit in just two weeks! Since then, Nicole has been dedicated to helping low income families in crisis. She regularly spends hundreds of hours combing through countless resources to make sure that Low Income Relief has the most comprehensive and complete resource directories on the internet today. Prior to starting Low Income Relief, Nicole worked as a novelist, journalist, ghostwriter and content creator. Her work has been featured in various print and online publications, including USA Today, eHow, Livestrong, Legal Beagle, The Daily Herald, The Chronicle and more.

Sondra Gibson

Thursday 1st of July 2021

I'd love to know if Ravalli Electric Coop offers anything. The heat is forcing me to use my small AC units more, and the electric cost is killing my budget.

Hannah Benge

Thursday 1st of July 2021

I've added this to our research list! -Hannah

Sandra K Johnson

Thursday 29th of August 2019

I get my electricity from Flathead Electric Co-op in Kalispell and did not see it on your list.

Riley Thomson

Friday 30th of August 2019

Sandra, This is currently on our research list. Please check back with us for updates. Thanks. -Riley


Tuesday 16th of October 2018

Hello. I live in Kalispell MT. We have Flathead Electric. Please do not call me, I’m deaf. You can email to me please. Thank you Junellen DeYoung

Riley Thomson

Wednesday 17th of October 2018

Junellen, Thanks so much for reaching out. I added Flathead Electric to our research list. Check back with us for updates. -Riley

Meecha Easton

Sunday 3rd of June 2018

My main power company is north western energy I only have montana dakota utilities for my gas


Monday 4th of June 2018

Hey, Meecha! Thanks for letting me know. I've added NorthWestern to the research list. :)