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2011-08-01 15:37:00

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE:BKH) utility subsidiary Cheyenne Light, Fuel & Power announced today that it has filed for a certificate of public convenience and necessity with the Wyoming Public Service Commission to construct and operate a new $158 million electric generation facility within the Cheyenne city limits. The facility includes three simple-cycle, natural-gas-fired combustion turbines, each with a gross capacity of 40 megawatts totaling...

2011-03-24 11:14:00

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP today announced a national call for entries for its 16th annual National Spelling Bee which will be held in Cheyenne, Wyo., June 17-18, 2011 at the Little America Hotel and Resort. Open to anyone age 50 or older, the AARP National Spelling Bee attracts spellers from all over the U.S. who compete for more than $5,000 in gifts and prizes. Online registration will be open at www.aarp.org/spellingbee through June 16th. In a recent...

2010-04-05 16:06:00

RAPID CITY, S.D., April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) announced today that it has successfully reached agreement with the Department of Energy for smart grid funding through grants totaling $20.7 million for its electric utility subsidiaries, Black Hills Energy - Colorado Electric, Black Hills Power and Cheyenne Light, Fuel & Power. The funds are made available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and, combined with matching investments...

2009-04-01 06:00:00

CHEYENNE, Wyo., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) announced today that its utility subsidiary Cheyenne Light, Fuel & Power Company has entered into an agreement to purchase an additional 30 megawatts of wind energy from Duke Energy through a 20-year purchase power agreement. "We are pleased to continue our partnership with Duke Energy in developing wind resources," said David R. Emery, Chairman, President and CEO of Black Hills Corp. "Black Hills Corp. is...

2008-11-06 00:00:14

RAPID CITY, S.D., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp. today announced quarterly financial results for the period ended Sept. 30, 2008. Income from continuing operations for the third quarter was $19.5 million, or $0.51 per share, compared to $11.1 million, or $0.29 per share, reported for the third quarter in 2007. Net income was $164.9 million, or $4.29 per share, compared to $17.5 million, or $0.46 per share, for the same period in 2007. These third quarter 2008 results...

2008-10-03 09:00:00

By Bill McCarthy By Bill McCarthy bmccarthy@wyomingnews.com CHEYENNE - Residents will see a decrease in their heating bills for October, as well as bills that will reflect natural-gas price fluctuations in a more timely manner. The Wyoming Public Service Commission approved Thursday a request from Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power to reduce October residential natural-gas rates by a little more than 92 cents for each decatherm. Cheyenne Light bills natural-gas usage in decatherms, and...

2008-10-01 09:00:41

By Michelle Dynes By Michelle Dynes mdynes@wyomingnews.com CHEYENNE - Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power customers now get some of their electricity from Wyoming winds. Cheyenne Light and Duke Energy opened the Happy Jack Wind Farm to public tours after a dedication ceremony Tuesday. The blades turned lazily at the site as 170 representatives from the city, county and state gathered to celebrate. But energy leaders are confident that the 14 turbines located nine miles west of town will...

2008-08-14 09:01:02

By Bill McCarthy By Bill McCarthy bmccarthy@wyomingnews.com CHEYENNE - Your January heating bill will be 79 percent higher than it was last January, according to estimates released Wednesday. The Wyoming Public Service Commission released an estimated bill comparison for January 2008 and January 2009 for Wyoming natural- gas utilities. 'The smaller the family budget, the greater the impact of a change like this," warned Chris Petrie, PSC secretary and chief counsel. That estimate...


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